Geneva Protocol


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A document prepared by the League of Nations during the 1925 Geneva Conference, which was intended to ban the use of chemical and biological weapons. The protocol didn’t prevent production, storage or transfer of such weapons, a loophole that was closed in the 1972 Biological Weapons Convention and the 1993 Chemical Weapons Convention.

Geneva Protocol

Global village A document prepared by the League of Nations during the 1925 Geneva Conference intended to ban chemical weapons. See Chemical Weapons, Ypres. Cf Geneva Convention.
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But that is because the majority did not understand that states designed the CWC to remedy the various deficiencies of the 1925 Geneva Protocol.
155) Thus, the evidence supports the conclusion that the noninternational armed conflict and the law it invokes--Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions, custom, domestic law, and Additional Geneva Protocol II--extend to terrorist groups located in Yemen, including AQAP.
In non-international armed conflict, Geneva Protocol II recognizes that persons may be deprived of liberty for reasons related to the armed conflict, (72) and mandates that they be treated humanely, (73) but does not specify the grounds or procedures for detention.
The program was dismantled, the weapons were destroyed, and the United States ratified the Geneva Protocol of 1925 and ascended to the Biological Weapons Convention of 1975.
Because of their impact on humans and potential to cause unnecessary suffering, these chemicals were prohibited under the 1925 Geneva Protocol, just as the earlier chemical agents had been.
MAKING INFERENCES: Why did nations agree to the Geneva Protocol, banning chemical weapons?
Both the Hague Declaration and Geneva Protocol were, however, limited arms control agreements.
Article 79 of Geneva Protocol I distinctly regards journalists as civilians at all times in war.
During the Persian Gulf War, the US Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) prepared and distributed a memorandum to the ICRC and the coalition allies expressing the US understanding of the applicable law of war under Geneva Protocol I.
41) The text of the Geneva Protocol states, "the High Contracting Parties .
The Convention (Ratifications and Signatories) link leads to the texts of all the major agreements leading up to the convention, going as far back as the 1925 Geneva Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare.