• 1
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
  • 3
    Definition of Combatants
  • 7
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilian Objects and Military Objectives
  • 8
    Definition of Military Objectives
  • 14
    Proportionality in Attack
  • 15
    Precautions in Attack
  • 16
    Target Verification
  • 25
    Medical Personnel
  • 28
    Medical Units
  • 29
    Medical Transports
  • 31
    Humanitarian Relief Personnel
  • 34
    Journalists
  • 35
    Hospital and Safety Zones and Neutralized Zones
  • 37
    Open Towns and Non-Defended Localities
  • 38
    Attacks Against Cultural Property
  • 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
  • 57
    Ruses of War
  • 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
  • 70
    Weapons of a Nature to Cause Superfluous Injury or Unnecessary Suffering
  • 73
    Biological Weapons
  • 74
    Chemical Weapons
  • 75
    Riot Control Agents
  • 80
    Booby-Traps
  • 81
    Restrictions on the Use of Landmines
  • Prohibition of Certain Types of Landmines
  • 86
    Blinding Laser Weapons
  • 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
  • 99
    Deprivation of Liberty
  • 100
    Fair Trial Guarantees
  • 103
    Collective Punishments
  • 105
    Respect for Family Life
  • 106
    Conditions for Prisoner-of-War Status
  • 107
    Spies
  • 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
  • 114
    Return of the Remains and personal Effects of the Dead
  • 118
    Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
  • 122
    Pillage of Personal Belongings of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
  • 131
    Treatment of Displaced Persons
  • 135
    Children
  • 136
    Recruitment of Child Soldiers
  • 142
    Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
  • 143
    Dissemination of International Humanitarian Law among the Civilian Population
  • 146
    Reprisals against Protected Persons
  • 147
    Reprisals against Protected Objects
  • 148
    Reprisals in Non-International Armed Conflicts
  • 150
    Reparation
  • 155
    Defence of Superior Orders
  • 158
    Prosecution of War Crimes
  • 160
    Statutes of Limitation
  • 161
    International Cooperation in Criminal Proceedings