See Relief; Humanitarian assistance; Detainees; Starvation;

 Legal source

prohibition to attack, destroy, remove or render useless objects indispensable to the survival of the civilian population

    PI, 54/2

    PII, 14

    CIHL, 54

prohibition of starvation

    PI, 54/1

    PII, 14

    CIHL, 53

prohibition of reprisals

    PI, 54/4

in occupied territory

    GCIV, 55

    GCIV, 59-62

    GCIV, 108-111

free passage of consignments for the civilian population

    GCIV, 59/3

    PI, 70

    CIHL, 55

free passage of all consignments of essential foodstuffs intended for children under 15, expectant mothers and maternity cases

    GCIV, 23/1

priority distribution

    GCIV, 50/5

for civil internees

    GCIV, 89

    GCIV, 108-112

    CIHL, 118

for POWs

    HR, 7/2

    GCIII, 26

    GCIII, 72-76


 Bibliographic resources

DE FALCO Randle C., “The Right to Food in Gaza: Israel’s Obligations under International Law”, in Rutgers Law Record, Vol. 35, 2009, pp. 11-22.   GRÜNEWALD François, “Food Aid: For or Against?”, in IRRC, No. 315, November-December 1996, pp. 588-608.   VITE Sylvain, “The Interrelation of the Law of Occupation and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: the Examples of Food, Health and Property”, in IRRC, Vol. 90, No. 871, September 2008, pp. 629-651.