April 22, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)

UNION

Charles Joseph Doherty (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Unionist

Mr. DOHERTY:

The hon. gentleman
may have understood it differently from what I did, but I would suggest to him that if be will read over the rules of the Hague Convention carefully he will see that what those specific rules have in contemplation is the 6oldier prisoner of war, and they all indicate it; those rules state specifically that you must feed your prisoner of war the same as you feed your own soldiers.

Topic:   TREATMENT OF RESIDENT ENEMY SUBJECTS.
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