Practice Relating to Rule 89. Violence to Life
Romania’s Soldiers’ Manual (1991) provides that persons hors de combat
and who do not take a direct part in hostilities and captured combatants have the right to respect for their lives.
The manual also states: “The killing and injuring of an adversary who surrenders or who is hors de combat
Romania’s Penal Code (1968) provides for the punishment of anyone who kills the wounded, sick and shipwrecked, members of civil medical services, the Red Cross or similar organizations, prisoners of war, or any person in the hands of the adverse party.