• 1
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
  • 3
    Definition of Combatants
  • 4
    Definition of Armed Forces
  • 7
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilian Objects and Military Objectives
  • 14
    Proportionality in Attack
  • 23
    Location of Military Objectives outside Densely Populated Areas
  • 25
    Medical Personnel
  • 26
    Medical Activities
  • 27
    Religious Personnel
  • 28
    Medical Units
  • 29
    Medical Transports
  • 30
    Persons and Objects Displaying the Distinctive Emblem
  • 38
    Attacks Against Cultural Property
  • 40
    Respect for Cultural Property
  • 42
    Works and Installations Containing Dangerous Forces
  • 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
  • 49
    War Booty
  • 50
    Destruction and Seizure of Property of an Adversary
  • 52
    Pillage
  • 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
  • 67
    Inviolability of Parlementaires
  • 73
    Biological Weapons
  • 74
    Chemical Weapons
  • Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
  • 87
    Humane Treatment
  • 88
    Non-Discrimination
  • 89
    Violence to Life
  • 90
    Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
  • 91
    Corporal Punishment
  • 92
    Mutilation and Medical, Scientific or Biological Experiments
  • 93
    Rape and Other forms of Sexual Violence
  • 95
    Forced Labour
  • 96
    Hostage-Taking
  • 100
    Fair Trial Guarantees
  • 103
    Collective Punishments
  • 105
    Respect for Family Life
  • 106
    Conditions for Prisoner-of-War Status
  • 109
    Search for, Collection and Evacuation of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked
  • 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
  • 118
    Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
  • 120
    Accommodation for Children Deprived of Their Liberty
  • 121
    Location of Internment and Detention Centres
  • 122
    Pillage of Personal Belongings of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
  • 123
    Recording and Notification of Personal Details of Persons Deprived of their Liberty
  • 131
    Treatment of Displaced Persons
  • 135
    Children
  • 136
    Recruitment of Child Soldiers
  • 137
    Participation of Child Soldiers in Hostilities
  • 139
    Respect for International Humanitarian Law
  • 142
    Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
  • 143
    Dissemination of International Humanitarian Law among the Civilian Population
  • 145
    Reprisals
  • 151
    Individual Responsibility
  • 152
    Command Responsibility for Orders to Commit War Crimes
  • 154
    Obedience to Superior Orders
  • 155
    Defence of Superior Orders
  • 158
    Prosecution of War Crimes