Practice Relating to Rule 32. Humanitarian Relief Objects
Peru’s Law on Internal Displacement (2004) states: “Persons providing humanitarian assistance, their means of transport and their supplies enjoy respect and protection. They shall not be the object of attack or other acts of violence.”
Peru’s Regulations to the Law on Internal Displacement (2005) states: “Persons engaged in humanitarian assistance, their transport and supplies are [to be] respected and protected. They shall not be the object of attack or other acts of violence.”
Peru’s Military and Police Criminal Code (2010), in a chapter entitled “Crimes against humanitarian operations and emblems”, states:
A member of the military or the police shall be punished with deprivation of liberty of not less than six years and not more than twenty-five years if, in a state of emergency and when the Armed Forces assume control of the internal order, he or she:
1. Attacks … installations, units or vehicles involved in a … humanitarian assistance mission … , if they are entitled to the protection granted to … civilian objects under International Humanitarian Law.