Top 10 Warfare Practices Banned by the Geneva Convention

1Chemical Weapons

Chemical Weapons

2Scorched Earth Policy

Scorched Earth Policy



4Human Shields

Human Shields

5Child Soldiers

Child Soldiers

6Killing of Medical Personnel

Killing of Medical Personnel

7Killing of Prisoners of War

Killing of Prisoners of War

8Physical and Mental Torture

Physical and Mental Torture

9Aerial Bombings on Civilian Areas

Aerial Bombings on Civilian Areas

10Summary Executions

Summary Executions


12Cluster Munition Bombing

13Expanding Munitions

14Radioactive Weapons

15Weather Altering Weapons

16Napalm/Fire Munitions and Firebombs

17Earthquake Inducing Weapons

18Tripwire Explosives