Related Rule
South Africa
Practice Relating to Rule 39. Use of Cultural Property for Military Purposes
South Africa’s LOAC Manual (1996) protects buildings dedicated to religion and cultural objects such as historic monuments. It provides: “Misuse of protected places [buildings dedicated to religion and cultural objects such as historic monuments] for military purposes may make them the subject of an armed attack.” 
South Africa, Presentation on the South African Approach to International Humanitarian Law, Appendix A, Chapter 4: International Humanitarian Law (The Law of Armed Conflict), National Defence Force, 1996, § 29(b)(i).