Practice Relating to Rule 10. Civilian Objects’ Loss of Protection from Attack
Mexico’s IHL Guidelines (2009) states that “some civilian objects can become military objectives if they are used to contribute to military operations.”
Mexico’s IHL Guidelines (2009) states: “In case of doubt, an object should be considered to be civilian.”
At the CDDH, Mexico stated that it believed Article 47 of the draft Additional Protocol I (now Article 52) to be so essential that it “cannot be the subject of any reservations whatsoever since these would be inconsistent with the aim and purpose of Protocol I and undermine its basis”.