Practice Relating to Rule 89. Violence to Life
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1969) restates the provisions of common Article 3 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1989) provides that “wilful killing” is a war crime and a grave breach of the 1949 Geneva Conventions. It also states that “violence to life” is prohibited against persons who are in the power of a party to the conflict and who do not benefit from a more favourable treatment under the 1949 Geneva Conventions.