• 3
    Definition of Combatants
  • 4
    Definition of Armed Forces
  • 5
    Definition of Civilians
  • 6
    Civilians’ Loss of Protection from Attack
  • 7
    The Principle of Distinction between Civilian Objects and Military Objectives
  • 8
    Definition of Military Objectives
  • 11
    Indiscriminate Attacks
  • 14
    Proportionality in Attack
  • 15
    Precautions in Attack
  • 16
    Target Verification
  • 17
    Choice of Means and Methods of Warfare
  • 18
    Assessment of the Effects of Attacks
  • 19
    Control during the Execution of Attacks
  • 20
    Advance Warning
  • 21
    Target Selection
  • 22
    Principle of Precautions against the Effects of Attacks
  • 23
    Location of Military Objectives outside Densely Populated Areas
  • 24
    Removal of Civilians and Civilian Objects from the Vicinity of Military Objectives
  • 36
    Demilitarized Zones
  • 37
    Open Towns and Non-Defended Localities
  • 39
    Use of Cultural Property for Military Purposes
  • 47
    Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
  • 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
  • 63
    Use of Flags or Military Emblems, Insignia or Uniforms of Neutral or Other States Not Party to the Conflict
  • 65
    Perfidy
  • 70
    Weapons of a Nature to Cause Superfluous Injury or Unnecessary Suffering
  • 73
    Biological Weapons
  • 74
    Chemical Weapons
  • 84
    The Protection of Civilians and Civilian Objects from the Effects of Incendiary Weapons
  • 85
    The Use of Incendiary Weapons against Combatants
  • 88
    Non-Discrimination
  • 89
    Violence to Life
  • 90
    Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
  • 94
    Slavery and Slave Trade
  • 100
    Fair Trial Guarantees
  • 101
    The Principle of Legality
  • 104
    Respect for Convictions and Religious Practices
  • 111
    Protection of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked against Pillage and Ill-Treatment
  • 113
    Treatment of the Dead
  • 120
    Accommodation for Children Deprived of Their Liberty
  • 134
    Women
  • 135
    Children
  • 136
    Recruitment of Child Soldiers
  • 137
    Participation of Child Soldiers in Hostilities
  • 142
    Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
  • 144
    Ensuring Respect for International Humanitarian Law Erga Omnes
  • 148
    Reprisals in Non-International Armed Conflicts
  • 150
    Reparation
  • 155
    Defence of Superior Orders
  • 158
    Prosecution of War Crimes