The Encyclopedia is a project of the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights launched on 2 December 2013. The Enyclopedia aims to provide accurate, up-to-date information on weapons, the effects of their use, and their regulation under public international law, in a format that is accessible to non-specialists.+ Find out more
For more information on dumdum bullets and other expanding bullets, see the detailed entry on expanding bullets in the Weapons section of the Encyclopaedia.
On the definition of an expanding bullet under international law, see the Glossary entry 'expanding bullet' or the entry on the 1899 Hague Declaration concerning Expanding Bullets in the Treaty section of the Encyclopaedia.
Last updated on: 30 November 2013