Règle correspondante
Practice Relating to Rule 1. The Principle of Distinction between Civilians and Combatants
Section A. The principle of distinction
Benin’s Military Manual (1995) provides: “A distinction shall be made at all times between combatants and civilians.” 
Benin, Le Droit de la Guerre, III fascicules, Forces Armées du Bénin, Ministère de la Défense nationale, 1995, Fascicule II, p. 5 and Fascicule III, p. 11.