After completing this activity, the student will be familiar with principles of international law mainly implemented in international humanitarian law.
Consider whether Côte d’Ivoire’s Teaching Manual of 2007 does or does not conform with the internationally recognised principle of distinction between civilians and combatants, as described in the question.
The International Committee of Red Cross website includes the IHL customary rules of international law. Please visit the website and read through the rules stated in first part – principle of distinction in international humanitarian law. Focus on Rule 1, related to principle of distinction between civilians and combatants. Afterwards read the national regulation of the principle in legal order of Côte d’Ivoire below and confirm/reveal the conformity with international understanding and explanation of the principle of distinction.Take quiz