Practice Relating to Rule 1. The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
Uruguay’s Law on Cooperation with the ICC (2006) states:
26.2. Persons and objects affected by the war crimes set out in the present provision are persons and objects which international law protects in international or internal armed conflict.
26.3. The following are war crimes:
9. Intentionally directing attacks against the civilian population as such or against individual civilians not taking direct part in hostilities.