• 1
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
  • 4
    Definition of Armed Forces
  • 5
    Definition of Civilians
  • 7
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilian Objects and Military Objectives
  • 8
    Definition of Military Objectives
  • 11
    Indiscriminate Attacks
  • 14
    Proportionality in Attack
  • 16
    Target Verification
  • 17
    Choice of Means and Methods of Warfare
  • 20
    Advance Warning
  • 21
    Target Selection
  • 22
    Principle of Precautions against the Effects of Attacks
  • 23
    Location of Military Objectives outside Densely Populated Areas
  • 25
    Medical Personnel
  • 28
    Medical Units
  • 29
    Medical Transports
  • 31
    Humanitarian Relief Personnel
  • 32
    Humanitarian Relief Objects
  • 36
    Demilitarized Zones
  • 37
    Open Towns and Non-Defended Localities
  • 38
    Attacks Against Cultural Property
  • 40
    Respect for Cultural Property
  • 42
    Works and Installations Containing Dangerous Forces
  • 43
    Application of General Principles on the Conduct of Hostilities to the Natural Environment
  • 44
    Due Regard for the Natural Environment in Military Operations
  • 45
    Causing Serious Damage to the Natural Environment
  • 48
    Attacks against Persons Parachuting from an Aircraft in Distress
  • 50
    Destruction and Seizure of Property of an Adversary
  • 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
  • 64
    Conclusion of an Agreement to Suspend Combat with the Intention of Attacking by Surprise the Adversary Relying on it
  • 70
    Weapons of a Nature to Cause Superfluous Injury or Unnecessary Suffering
  • 71
    Weapons That Are by Nature Indiscriminate
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • 73
    Biological Weapons
  • 74
    Chemical Weapons
  • 85
    The Use of Incendiary Weapons against Combatants
  • 87
    Humane Treatment
  • 88
    Non-Discrimination
  • 91
    Corporal Punishment
  • 94
    Slavery and Slave Trade
  • 97
    Human Shields
  • 101
    The Principle of Legality
  • 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
  • 115
    Disposal of the Dead
  • 129
    The Act of Displacement
  • 137
    Participation of Child Soldiers in Hostilities
  • 145
    Reprisals
  • 146
    Reprisals against Protected Persons
  • 147
    Reprisals against Protected Objects
  • 149
    Responsibility for violations of International Humanitarian Law
  • 156
    Definition of War Crimes
  • 161
    International Cooperation in Criminal Proceedings