• 1
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
  • 3
    Definition of Combatants
  • 5
    Definition of Civilians
  • 6
    Civilians’ Loss of Protection from Attack
  • 7
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilian Objects and Military Objectives
  • 8
    Definition of Military Objectives
  • 25
    Medical Personnel
  • 28
    Medical Units
  • 29
    Medical Transports
  • 38
    Attacks Against Cultural Property
  • 47
    Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
  • 48
    Attacks against Persons Parachuting from an Aircraft in Distress
  • 49
    War Booty
  • 50
    Destruction and Seizure of Property of an Adversary
  • 51
    Public and Private Property in Occupied Territory
  • 52
    Pillage
  • 59
    Improper Use of the Distinctive Emblems of the Geneva Conventions
  • 65
    Perfidy
  • 66
    Non-Hostile Contacts between the Parties to Conflict
  • 67
    Inviolability of Parlementaires
  • 70
    Weapons of a Nature to Cause Superfluous Injury or Unnecessary Suffering
  • 72
    Poison
  • 77
    Expanding Bullets
  • Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
  • 87
    Humane Treatment
  • 88
    Non-Discrimination
  • 90
    Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
  • 93
    Rape and Other forms of Sexual Violence
  • 95
    Forced Labour
  • 96
    Hostage-Taking
  • 97
    Human Shields
  • 104
    Respect for Convictions and Religious Practices
  • 105
    Respect for Family Life
  • 106
    Conditions for Prisoner-of-War Status
  • 109
    Search for, Collection and Evacuation of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked
  • 118
    Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
  • 129
    The Act of Displacement
  • 131
    Treatment of Displaced Persons
  • 142
    Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
  • 146
    Reprisals against Protected Persons
  • 147
    Reprisals against Protected Objects
  • 151
    Individual Responsibility
  • 153
    Command Responsibility for Failure to Prevent, Repress or Report War Crimes
  • 154
    Obedience to Superior Orders
  • 155
    Defence of Superior Orders
  • 158
    Prosecution of War Crimes