Practice Relating to Rule 6. Civilians’ Loss of Protection from Attack
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) states that civilians lose their protection from attack “when they take a direct part in hostilities”.
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) states: “The presence within the civilian population of individual combatants does not deprive the population of its civilian character and of the protection accorded to it.”
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) states: “In case of doubt whether a person is a civilian or not, that person shall be considered a civilian.”