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Unformatted text preview: us forces in the knowledge that such attack will cause excessive loss of life, injury to civilians or damage to civilian objects, and causing death or serious injury to body or health g. Attacking or bombarding, by whatever means, towns, villages, dwellings or buildings which are undefended and which are not military objectives, or making non‐
defended localities or demilitarized zones the object of attack h. Killing or wounding a person in the knowledge that he/she is hors de combat, including a combatant who, having laid down his/her arms no longer having means of i. j. defense, has surrendered at discretion Making improper use of a flag of truce, of the flag or the military insignia and uniform of the enemy or of the United Nations, as well as of the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions or other protective signs under the International Humanitarian Law, resulting in death, serious personal injury or capture; Intentionally directing attacks against buildings dedicated to religion, education, art, science, or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided that they are not military objectives. Note: In case of doubt, they shall be presumed not to be so used. k. Subjecting persons who are in the power of an adverse party to physical mutilation or to medical or scientific experiments of any kind, or to removal of tissue or organs for transplantation, which are neither justified by the medical, dental or hospital treatment of the person concerned not carried out in his/her interest, and which cause death to or seriously endanger the health of such person or persons l.
Killing wounding or capturing an adversary by resort to perfidy m. Declaring that no quarter will be given n. Destroying or seizing the enemy’s property unless such destruction or seizure is imperatively demanded by the necessities of war o. Pillaging a town or place, even when taken by assault p. Ordering the displacement of the civilian population for reasons related to the conflict, unless the security of the civilians involved or imperative military reasons so demand q. Transferring, directly or indirectly, by occupying power of parts of its own...
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