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Civilian property may not be targeted simply for the sake of destroying it; it must constitute a legitimate military objective.
Any military advantage must be “justified” or “necessary” by its collateral damage.
My Lai was perhaps the most infamous, if not necessarily the most egregious.
Constant care shall be taken to spare the civilian population, civilians, and civilian objects.
Civilians and civilian objects are protected under the laws of armed conflict by the principle of distinction.