Practice Relating to Rule 65. Perfidy
Section I. Simulation of civilian status
The Military Manual (1993) of the Netherlands states that the 1977 Additional Protocol I “gives a number of examples of treacherous behaviour: feigning to possess the status of civilian or noncombatant”.
The Military Manual (2005) of the Netherlands states:
AP I [1977 Additional Protocol I] lists a number of examples of acts of perfidy:
- the feigning of civilian or non-combatant status (e.g., as a carer of the wounded or a member of the Red Cross).