Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 1. The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
In 1996, during a debate in the UN Security Council regarding the conflict in Burundi, Uganda condemned “in the strongest terms the killing of innocent and unarmed civilians” and demanded that “both parties to the conflict halt immediately the killings and massacres of innocent civilians”. 
Uganda, Statement before the UN Security Council, UN Doc. S/PV.3692, 28 August 1996, p. 13.