Practice Relating to Rule 6. Civilians’ Loss of Protection from Attack
Section A. Direct participation in hostilities
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states that “civilians who take a direct part in combat become military objectives”.
The Regulations also states that civilians “may not be attacked unless they contribute to military action”.
The Regulations further states: “The protection to which particularly protected persons … are entitled does not cease unless they … commit harmful acts against the enemy.”