Practice Relating to Rule 15. The Principle of Precautions in Attack
Section A. Constant care to spare the civilian population, civilians and civilian objects
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (1992) states: “A commander must take constant care to spare civilians and civilian objects.”
Cameroon’s Instructor’s Manual (2006), under the heading “Rules for Conduct in Combat”, states: “Civilians: respect their possessions; do not cause any damage to them”.
The manual also states: “In case of armed conflict, the protection of [civilian] persons and objects must be the constant concern to commanders.”