Practice Relating to Rule 88. Non-Discrimination
France’s Disciplinary Regulations (1975), as amended, exhorts combatants to “treat humanely and without distinction all persons hors de combat
France’s LOAC Manual (2001) restates Article 75(1) of the 1977 Additional Protocol I.
It further emphasizes that one of the three main principles common to IHL and human rights is the principle of non-discrimination, according to which “individuals are treated without any distinction based on race, sex, nationality, philosophical, religious or political opinion”.