Practice Relating to Rule 6. Civilians’ Loss of Protection from Attack
Section A. Direct participation in hostilities
The Report on the Practice of Lebanon states: “The Commission on Human Rights of the Lebanese Parliament is of the opinion that civilians lose their civilian status when they take part in military actions.”
This report further states that the Lebanese representative in the Israel-Lebanon Monitoring Group established pursuant to the application of the 1996 Israel-Lebanon Ceasefire Understanding considers that “civilians who co-operate in practice with the enemy in military operations and activities lose their civilian status and become military objectives liable to attack”.