Practice Relating to Rule 104. Respect for Convictions and Religious Practices
France’s LOAC Summary Note (1992) provides that all persons taking no direct part in the hostilities and persons hors de combat
have the right to respect for their individual beliefs.
France’s LOAC Teaching Note (2000) states: “Everybody has the right to respect … for their beliefs”.
France’s LOAC Manual (2001) refers to Article 75(1) of the 1977 Additional Protocol I and provides: “All the parties shall respect … religious practices of all persons [under their power]”.