Practice Relating to Rule 146. Reprisals against Protected Persons
Section E. Civilians in general
Peru’s IHL Manual (2004) states that reprisals against “civilians” are prohibited.
Peru’s IHL and Human Rights Manual (2010) states that reprisals against “civilians” are prohibited.
In 1973, during a debate in the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly relative to respect for human rights in times of armed conflict, Peru recalled that the General Assembly had reaffirmed in various resolutions that “civilian populations and individual civilians must not be subjected to attacks against their persons as reprisals”.