Civil Liberties and WWll
By Keniya Burrows, Wilson
Thesis: When a Nation is in war, the need for national security overpowers the right of civil liberties.
Hawaii: Restrictions and Army control
Censorship in America
Propaganda in America
Propaganda in Japan- Negro propaganda operations
Japanese-American Internment Camps: Medical Information
Japanese- American Internment camps: Conditions
Japanese- American Internment Camps: Education
Violation of the Geneva Convention- Japanese POW camps
A law was created called The Geneva Conventions. The Geneva Conventions are a set of treaties regarding the treatment of POWs. Unfortunately, The Japanese camps ignored the Geneva Convention and did what they wanted to. The Japanese camps took basic rights away from their captives. The hygiene of that camps was a major problem. Prisoners were forced to live in barracks, which were small shacks.
Conditions and Impact on health- Japanese POW Camps
Stats on Deaths- Japanese POW Camps
There were POW camps in many different countries, however, the Japanese POW camps were considered to be the worst and most brutal. There were more than 140,000 POWs in Japanese camps, of these one in three died from starvation, work, Punishments, or from a disease that couldn't be cured.
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