Killing civilians chapter 1

Defining people as civilians affirms a protected group identityor huge and infinite numbers of people which elevates them above the fight human beings have tried to limit war, famine, drought, and torture and preserve as many lives as possible. The soldier who let people by was accurately portrayed by the slogan “even war has limits” . The Red Cross was founded in Geneva, Switzerland. Lieber’s code is the importance of military victory is unambigious and the power to trump non-combant rights when it is needed in the situation. General orders have always been given to see who shall be killed or saved due to the generals’ control of the army. Geneva conventions have a misconstrued view of war crimes as killing civilians is not seen in some circumstances as not a crime according to the third Geneva convention held and also talks about the affects of civilians in terrible situations.

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