Related Rule
Iraq
Practice Relating to Rule 147. Reprisals against Protected Objects
On the basis of a reply by Iraq’s Ministry of Defence to a questionnaire, the Report on the Practice of Iraq states that reprisals “must not be directed, in any way, against … civilian objects, but [have] to be confined to purely military targets”. 
Report on the Practice of Iraq, 1998, Reply by the Ministry of Defence to a questionnaire, July 1997, Chapter 2.9.