flag of truce

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A white flag displayed to indicate a willingness to negotiate during armed conflict. The envoy is protected by the flag of truce under Article 32 of the Hague Convention. The side displaying the flag of truce is prohibited from attacking whilst displaying the flag.

Subjects: International Law.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.