Practice Relating to Rule 129. The Act of Displacement
Section A. Forced displacement
Sudan’s Armed Forces Act (2007) provides:
(2) Subject to provisions of the Criminal Act of 1991, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years, whoever commits, within the framework of a methodical direct and widespread attack, directed against civilians, any of the following acts:
(b) transfer, or forcefully deport the populace [from] their areas, without a justification required by security of the population or persistent military necessity.