Règle correspondante
Germany, Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 145. Reprisals
In 1973, during a debate in the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly on the protection of human rights in times of armed conflict, the Federal Republic of Germany stated that “it supported proposals for a restriction on the right to resort to reprisals”. 
Germany, Federal Republic of, Statement before the Sixth Committee of the UN General Assembly, UN Doc. A/C.6/28/SR.1452, 3 December 1973, § 43.
At the CDDH, the Federal Republic of Germany, with regard to the French proposal for a draft article on reprisals, held that the principle of proportionality laid down therein was based on “precedents established in 1928 and 1930, which were now universally recognised”. 
Germany, Federal Republic of, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. IX, CDDH/I/SR.48, 30 April 1976, p. 84, § 6.