• 1
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
  • 11
    Indiscriminate Attacks
  • 13
    Area Bombardment
  • 14
    Proportionality in Attack
  • 28
    Medical Units
  • 30
    Persons and Objects Displaying the Distinctive Emblem
  • 33
    Personnel and Objects Involved in a Peacekeeping Mission
  • 35
    Hospital and Safety Zones and Neutralized Zones
  • 38
    Attacks Against Cultural Property
  • 39
    Use of Cultural Property for Military Purposes
  • 42
    Works and Installations Containing Dangerous Forces
  • 43
    Application of General Principles on the Conduct of Hostilities to the Natural Environment
  • 46
    Orders or Threats that No Quarter Will Be Given
  • 50
    Destruction and Seizure of Property of an Adversary
  • 52
    Pillage
  • 53
    Starvation as a Method of Warfare
  • 55
    Access for Humanitarian Relief to Civilians in Need
  • 58
    Improper Use of the White Flag of Truce
  • 59
    Improper Use of the Distinctive Emblems of the Geneva Conventions
  • 60
    Improper Use of the United Nations Emblem or Uniform
  • 61
    Improper Use of Other Internationally Recognized Emblems
  • 62
    Improper Use of the Flags or Military Emblems, Insignia or Uniforms of the Adversary
  • 70
    Weapons of a Nature to Cause Superfluous Injury or Unnecessary Suffering
  • Use of Prohibited Weapons
  • 72
    Poison
  • 73
    Biological Weapons
  • 74
    Chemical Weapons
  • 77
    Expanding Bullets
  • 80
    Booby-Traps
  • 81
    Restrictions on the Use of Landmines
  • Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
  • 85
    The Use of Incendiary Weapons against Combatants
  • 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
  • 94
    Slavery and Slave Trade
  • 95
    Forced Labour
  • 96
    Hostage-Taking
  • 97
    Human Shields
  • 99
    Deprivation of Liberty
  • 100
    Fair Trial Guarantees
  • 101
    The Principle of Legality
  • 104
    Respect for Convictions and Religious Practices
  • 129
    The Act of Displacement
  • 135
    Children
  • 136
    Recruitment of Child Soldiers
  • 137
    Participation of Child Soldiers in Hostilities
  • 142
    Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
  • 143
    Dissemination of International Humanitarian Law among the Civilian Population
  • 145
    Reprisals
  • 146
    Reprisals against Protected Persons
  • 147
    Reprisals against Protected Objects
  • 148
    Reprisals in Non-International Armed Conflicts
  • 151
    Individual Responsibility
  • 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
  • 161
    International Cooperation in Criminal Proceedings