Related Rule
Germany, Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 145. Reprisals
Section A. Definition and purpose of reprisals
In 1973, during a debate in the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly on the protection of human rights in times of armed conflict, the Federal Republic of Germany stated that “it supported proposals for a restriction on the right to resort to reprisals”. 
Germany, Federal Republic of, Statement before the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly, UN Doc. A/C.6/28/SR.1452, 3 December 1973, § 43.