Practice Relating to Rule 47. Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
According to the Report on the Practice of Egypt, it has been a long-standing practice of Egypt to give quarter. The report notes that granting quarter has been practised by Egypt as far back as 1468 B.C.
According to the Report on the Practice of Egypt, during the Middle East conflict in 1973, Egypt issued military communiqués with instructions to respect the duty to give quarter.