The Laws of War and Peace

War crimes

Hague Conference Documents of 1899

Hague I – Pacific Settlement of International Disputes : 29 July 1899

Hague II – Laws and Customs of War on Land : 29 July 1899

Hague III – Adaptation to Maritime Warfare of Principles of Geneva Convention of 1864 : July 29,1899

Hague IV – Prohibiting Launching of Projectiles and Explosives from Balloons : July 29, 1899

Declaration I – on the Launching of Projectiles and Explosives from Balloons; July 29, 1899

Declaration II – on the Use of Projectiles the Object of Which is the Diffusion of Asphyxiating or Deleterious Gases; July 29, 1899

Declaration III – on the Use of Bullets Which Expand or Flatten Easily in the Human Body; July 29, 1899

Final Act of the International Peace Conference; July 29, 1899

Correspondence, Instructions and Reports of the United States Commission on Hague Convention 1899

  1. Rrescript of the Russian Emperor ( Tsar Nicholas II) August 24 ,1898
  2. Russian Circular January 11, 1899
  3. Instructions to the International (Peace) Conference at the Hague, 1899
  4. General Report of the United States Commission
  5. Report of Captain Crozier to the Commission of the United States of America to the International Conference at the Hague Regarding the Work of the First Committee of the Conference and its Sub-committee
  6. Report of Captain Mahan to the United States Commission to the International Conference at the Hague, on Disarmament, etc., with Reference to Navies
  7. Report of Captain Mahan to the United States Commission to the International Conference at the Hague, Regarding the Work of the Second Committee of the Conference.
  8. Paper Read by Captain Mahan Before the Second Committee of the Peace Conference on June 20, 1899.
  9. Report of Captain Crozier to the Commission of the United States of America to the International Conference at the Hague, Regarding the Work of the Second Sub-committee of the Second Committee of the Conference
  10. Report of Mr. White, Mr. Low, and Mr. Holls, to the American Commission to the International Conference at the Hague, Regarding the Work of the Third Committee of the Conference


Hague Conference Documents of 1907

Hague I – Pacific Settlement of International Disputes : 18 October 1907

Hague II – Limitation of Employment of Force for Recovery of Contract Debts : October 18, 1907

Hague III – Opening of Hostilities : 18 October 1907

Hague IV – Laws and Customs of War on Land : 18 October 1907

Hague V – Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers and Persons in Case of War on Land : 18 October 1907

Hague VI – Status of Enemy Merchant Ships at the Outbreak of Hostilities : 18 October 1907

Hague VII – Conversion of Merchant Ships into War Ships : 18 October 1907

Hague VIII – Laying of Automatic Submarine Contact Mines : 18 October 1907

Hague IX – Bombardment by Naval Forces in Time of War : 18 October 1907

Hague X – Adaptation to Maritime War of the Principles of the Geneva Convention : 18 October 1907

Hague XI – Restrictions With Regard to the Exercise of the Right of Capture in Naval War : 18 October 1907

Hague XIII -Rights and Duties of Neutral Powers in Naval War : 18 October 1907


Geneva Conventions Documents

1864 – Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded on the Field of Battle; August 22

1928 – Geneva Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating Gas, and for Bacteriological Methods of Warfare; February 8

1929 – Convention Between the United States of America and Other Powers, Relating to Prisoners of War; July 27

1949 – Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, August 12

1949 – Convention (II) for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea, August 12

1949 – Convention (III) Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War; August 12

1949 – Convention (IV) Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, August 12

1975 – Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction (1972); March 26


Early and Minor Treaties, Conventions and Agreements

1856 – Declaration of Paris; April 16

1863 – General Orders No. 100 – Instructions For the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field by Francis Lieber : April 24

1868 – Declaration of St. Petersburg; November 29

1904 – Convention for the Exemption of Hospital Ships, in Time of War, From the Payment of All Duties and Taxes Imposed for the Benefit of the State; December 21

1928 – Kellogg-Briand Pact and Associated Documents; August 27


More Documents

UNDER CONSTRUCTION