Central African Republic
Practice Related to Rule 95. Forced Labour
Section B. Compelling persons to serve in the forces of a hostile power
The Central African Republic’s Instructor’s Manual (1999) states in Volume 2 (Instruction for group and patrol leaders): “While they are waiting to be taken to superiors, captured combatants: … may not be forced to take part in activities of a military nature or having a military objective”.
In Volume 3 (Instruction for non-commissioned officers studying for the level 1 and 2 certificates and for future officers of the criminal police), the manual states: “The following prohibitions must be respected: … forcing nationals of the enemy nation to take part in operations against their own country, even if they were in your service before the start of the hostilities.”
The Central African Republic’s Disciplinary Regulations (2009) states: “During combat, it is also prohibited for servicemen to … force nationals of the adversary to engage in military operations against their country”.