Practice Relating to Rule 14. Proportionality in Attack
Senegal’s Penal Code (1965), as amended in 2007, states that the following constitutes a war crime:
b) [O]ther serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflict, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
3. launching a deliberate attack in the knowledge that such attack will cause [incidental] loss of life or injury to civilians or damage to civilian objects … which would be clearly excessive in relation to the concrete and direct overall military advantage anticipated.