Practice Relating to Rule 130. Transfer of Own Civilian Population into Occupied Territory
Côte d’Ivoire’s Penal Code (1981), as amended in 2015, states:
Whoever commits a war crime is punished with life imprisonment.
War crimes are:
2 - other 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:
- the transfer, directly or indirectly, by the occupying power of parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies[.]