Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 53. Starvation as a Method of Warfare
Under Benin’s Military Manual (1995), it is prohibited “to starve civilians as a method of warfare”. 
Benin, Le Droit de la Guerre, III fascicules, Forces Armées du Bénin, Ministère de la Défense nationale, 1995, Fascicule III, p. 12.