Practice Related to Rule 95. Forced Labour
Under Luxembourg’s Law on the Repression of War Crimes (1947), any constraint to work and provide services destined for war purposes outside or in the territory of Luxembourg constitutes a war crime.
Luxembourg’s Law on the Repression of War Crimes (1947) provides that “any enlistment by the enemy (or its agents) [of foreign nationals] in either the regular army, police units or military or paramilitary organizations” is a war crime.
Under Luxembourg’s Law on the Punishment of Grave Breaches (1985), “compelling a person protected by [the 1949 Geneva Convention III] and [the 1949 Geneva Convention IV] to serve in the armed forces of the enemy power” is a grave breach of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.