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Mines

By John Ryle Indiscriminate use of landmines became widespread during the post-Cold War era.  Cheap, ...

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/mines/
Gulf War

By Frank Smyth  Attitudes toward international humanitarian norms and law by the belligerents in the ...

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/gulf-war/
Proportionality, Principle of

The use of indiscriminate weapons such as cluster bombs in populated areas is a war crime.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/proportionality-principle-of/
Property, Wanton Destruction

Civilian property may not be targeted simply for the sake of destroying it; it must constitute a legitimate military objective.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/property-wanton-destruction/
Military Necessity

Any military advantage must be “justified” or “necessary” by its collateral damage.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/military-necessity/
Free Fire Zones

My Lai was perhaps the most infamous, if not necessarily the most egregious.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/free-fire-zones/
Collateral Damage

Constant care shall be taken to spare the civilian population, civilians, and civilian objects.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/392/
Civilian Immunity

Civilians and civilian objects are protected under the laws of armed conflict by the principle of distinction.

http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/civilian-immunity/