Practice Relating to Rule 113. Treatment of the Dead
Section B. Protection of the dead against despoliation
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states that “[c]ombatants must participate in the … search for the dead and protect them from despoliation”.
Burundi’s Military Penal Code (1980) states:
Any person, military or not, who, in the area of operation of a force or a unit:
1. Plunders a … dead person, is punished with five years’ imprisonment.