Weapons Law Encyclopedia

La Tablada case (IAComHR)

Applicable international, regional & national law

1980 Protocol on Incendiary Weapons

The 1980 Protocol III on Incendiary Weapons of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons restricts use of incendiary weapons as a means or method of warfare during armed conflict.

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1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

The 1980 Conventional Weapons Convention (CCW), also known as the Inhumane Weapons Convention, is an umbrella convention containing general provisions. Restrictions and prohibitions on particular weapons, such as blinding lasers, incendiary weapons, and mines are contained in protocols annexed to the Convention.

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