Related Rule
Madagascar
Practice Relating to Rule 1. The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
Madagascar’s Military Manual (1994) states: “Combatants must fight only enemy combatants.” 
Madagascar, Le Droit des Conflits Armés, Ministère des Forces Armées, August 1994, Fiche No. 1-T, § B; see also Fiche No. 3-O, § 8.
Madagascar’s Military Manual (1994) states: “Civilian persons may not be attacked, unless they participate directly in hostilities.” 
Madagascar, Le Droit des Conflits Armés, Ministère des Forces Armées, August 1994, Fiche No. 3-O, § 10.