• 1
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
  • 2
    Violence Aimed at Spreading Terror among the Civilian Population
  • 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
  • 26
    Medical Activities
  • 27
    Religious Personnel
  • 28
    Medical Units
  • 29
    Medical Transports
  • 30
    Persons and Objects Displaying the Distinctive Emblem
  • 31
    Humanitarian Relief Personnel
  • 32
    Humanitarian Relief Objects
  • 34
    Journalists
  • 38
    Attacks Against Cultural Property
  • 39
    Use of Cultural Property for Military Purposes
  • 40
    Respect for Cultural Property
  • 42
    Works and Installations Containing Dangerous Forces
  • 45
    Causing Serious Damage to the Natural Environment
  • 46
    Orders or Threats that No Quarter Will Be Given
  • 47
    Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
  • 48
    Attacks against Persons Parachuting from an Aircraft in Distress
  • 50
    Destruction and Seizure of Property of an Adversary
  • 51
    Public and Private Property in Occupied Territory
  • 52
    Pillage
  • 53
    Starvation as a Method of Warfare
  • 54
    Attacks against Objects Indispensable to the Survival of the Civilian Population
  • 55
    Access for Humanitarian Relief to Civilians in Need
  • 59
    Improper Use of the Distinctive Emblems of the Geneva Conventions
  • 62
    Improper Use of the Flags or Military Emblems, Insignia or Uniforms of the Adversary
  • 64
    Conclusion of an Agreement to Suspend Combat with the Intention of Attacking by Surprise the Adversary Relying on it
  • 65
    Perfidy
  • 67
    Inviolability of Parlementaires
  • Use of Prohibited Weapons
  • 74
    Chemical Weapons
  • 75
    Riot Control Agents
  • 77
    Expanding Bullets
  • Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
  • 82
    Recording of the Placement of Landmines
  • 83
    Removal or Neutralization of Landmines
  • 87
    Humane Treatment
  • 88
    Non-Discrimination
  • 89
    Violence to Life
  • 90
    Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
  • 92
    Mutilation and Medical, Scientific or Biological Experiments
  • 93
    Rape and Other forms of Sexual Violence
  • 95
    Forced Labour
  • 96
    Hostage-Taking
  • 98
    Enforced Disappearance
  • 99
    Deprivation of Liberty
  • 100
    Fair Trial Guarantees
  • 101
    The Principle of Legality
  • 103
    Collective Punishments
  • 104
    Respect for Convictions and Religious Practices
  • 110
    Treatment and Care of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked
  • 111
    Protection of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked against Pillage and Ill-Treatment
  • 113
    Treatment of the Dead
  • 129
    The Act of Displacement
  • 131
    Treatment of Displaced Persons
  • 132
    Return of Displaced Persons
  • 136
    Recruitment of Child Soldiers
  • 137
    Participation of Child Soldiers in Hostilities
  • 142
    Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
  • 146
    Reprisals against Protected Persons
  • 151
    Individual Responsibility
  • 152
    Command Responsibility for Orders to Commit War Crimes
  • 153
    Command Responsibility for Failure to Prevent, Repress or Report War Crimes
  • 155
    Defence of Superior Orders
  • 156
    Definition of War Crimes
  • 157
    Jurisdiction over War Crimes
  • 158
    Prosecution of War Crimes
  • 159
    Amnesty
  • 160
    Statutes of Limitation