Jeremy Scahill Says Obama Strikes In Yemen Constitute ‘Murder’ – Shocks MSNBC (GE)
The killing of non-combatants is not allowed and is considered a crime against humanity. These were the rules, which we no longer follow.
Special protection of women and children
B. Protection of expectant mothers and mothers of young children
General protection for expectant mothers
Expectant mothers or maternity cases who abstain from any acts of hostility benefit from the protection granted to the wounded and sick (P. I, art. 8; C. IV, art. 21, 22). They shall be admitted in hospital zones and localities (C. I, art. 23), or in hospital and safety zones and localities (C. IV, art. 14) which have been established to protect certain categories of the population from the effects of war. They shall at all times be entitled to priority relief, in particular foodstuffs, clothing and tonics (C. IV, art. 23) and to benefit from special treatment (P. I, art. 70). They shall at all times be the object of particular protection and respect (C. IV, art. 16). Endeavours shall be made to conclude local agreements for their removal from besieged or encircled areas (C. IV, art. 17).
A. General protection
Children must be the object of special respect and must be protected against any form of indecent assault. Parties to a conflict shall provide them with the support and the aid that they need by reason of their age or any other reason (P. I, art. 77).
Besieged or encircled areas
Endeavors shall be made to conclude agreements for the removal of children from besieged or encircled areas (C. IV, art. 17).