Practice Relating to Rule 1. The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
Sudan’s Armed Forces Act (2007) provides:
Subject to provisions of the Criminal Act of 1991, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term not exceeding twenty years, whoever knowingly and voluntarily violates the laws and customs regulating armed conflicts, intentionally, and without military necessity:
(a) directs attacks against civilian population in their capacity as such, or civilians who do not directly participate in warfare.