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landmine ban treaty 1997 hindus prohibited using poison arrows chirstians and muslims prohibited killing women and children 1899 hague convention principal of military necessity - belligerents or participants in an armed conflict should use only the necessary amount of force to produce a surrender principal of unnecessary suffering – belligerents shouldbe careful in the means that they are using. Applies to both combatants and non combatants ex. Chemical and biological weapons in iran iraq war landmine ban treaty in 1997 geneva convention of 1949 - talks about protection of soliders who are engaged in an armed conflict second geneva convention - talks about protection of armed soldiers at sea third geneva convention - treatment of prisoners of war fourth geneva convention - treatment of civilians during times of conflict all combatants are expected to treat prisoners of war humanely. Prisoners of war cannot be torutured. They cannot be treated in a manner which results in them being degraded as
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