Obligations in terms of penal repression - Factsheet

31 October 2013

Factsheet on the obligations in terms of domestic penal repression. In particular, the following questions/topics are addressed:  obligations contained in the 1949 Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols; repressing “grave breaches” of the 1949 Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocol I; violations of Article 3 common to the Geneva Conventions and of Additional Protocols (non-international armed conflicts); the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property; the 1972 Convention on Biological Weapons; the 1976 Convention on environmental modification techniques; the Protocol II to the Convention prohibiting Certain Conventional Weapons.

Obligations in terms of penal repression - Factsheet