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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Chief Justice Roberts and the Bond majority were apparently unaware of the critical differences between the 1925 Geneva Protocol and the 1993 CWC.
Restricting the use of asphyxiating gases as a method of warfare, the 1925 Geneva Protocol was an early measure of success in attempts to abolish chemical weapons.
For example, the employment of gas and biological weapons has been banned under both the 1907 Hague Convention (IV) and the 1925 Geneva Protocol.(1) In the discussions leading to a ban on the use of chemical weapons, diplomats from around the world referred to their use as "barbaric and dishonorable" because of their indiscriminate impact on civilians.(2) It is a global achievement that it is now impossible to conceive of a world that does not show concern for civilians trapped in war.
A 1925 Geneva protocol against chemical and biological weapons was approved by the Senate.
"Moreover, the United States is practically the only country to keep in place the reservation to the 1925 Geneva Protocol providing for a possible retaliatory use of chemical weapons."
Al-Nesf noted that the 1925 Geneva Protocol, signed after the World War I, prohibits the use of chemical and biological weapons as well as asphyxiating, poisonous or other gases in the international armed conflicts.
One of the Department's smallest offices is tasked with one complicated mission: analyzing and understanding the 1972 Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention and the 1925 Geneva Protocol. The 10 people in the Office of Biological Weapons Affairs walk a very thin line, simply because the very factors that sustain life can also destroy it.
In 1972, nearly half a century after the 1925 Geneva Protocol banned the use of biological weapons, international delegates began signing the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC), all international treaty that further bans their development and possession, except for "prophylactic, protective, or peaceful purposes." The BTWC was entered into force in 1975 and has since been ratified (or brought into law) by 143 countries and signed (or preliminarily agreed to) by an additional 18.
The corrupt regime of Saddam Hussein continued to use chemical weapons until the end of war in August 1988 in violation of the 1925 Geneva Protocol on the use of chemical weapons.
This is to ascertain in an objective and scientific manner facts of alleged violations of the 1925 Geneva Protocol, which bans the use of such weapons.(end) sj.wsa KUNA 210924 Mar 13NNNN
This is to ascertain in an objective and scientific manner facts of alleged violations of the 1925 Geneva Protocol, which bans the use of chemical and biological weapons, or other relevant rules of customary international law." (pickup previous) sj.mt KUNA 210055 Mar 13NNNN
Due to the horror it caused, chlorine gas, along with other chemical agents, was outlawed by the 1925 Geneva Protocols and that was reinforced by the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1992.