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DIH | Protocolo I adicional a los Convenios de Ginebra de 1949 – Título IV – Sección III – Cap. III

Capítulo III - Periodistas  

Artículo 79 - Medidas de protección de periodistas  
1. Los periodistas que realicen misiones profesionales peligrosas en las zonas de conflicto armado serán considerados personas civiles en el sentido del párrafo 1 del artículo 50.

2. Serán protegidos como tales de conformidad con los Convenios y el presente Protocolo, a condición de que se abstengan de todo acto que afecte a su estatuto de persona civil y sin perjuicio del derecho que asiste a los corresponsales de guerra acreditados ante las fuerzas armadas a gozar del estatuto que les reconoce el artículo 4, A.4) del III Convenio.

3. Podrán obtener una tarjeta de identidad según el modelo del Anexo II del presente Protocolo. Esa tarjeta, que será expedida por el gobierno del Estado del que sean nacionales o en cuyo territorio residan, o en que se encuentre la agencia de prensa u órgano informativo que emplee sus servicios, acreditará la condición de periodista de su titular.



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