Practice Related to Rule 95. Forced Labour
Chad’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) states that “civilians may not be used to promote military operations (to build fortifications or anti-tank trenches, to transport shells or munitions, etc.) or for any kind of work that might endanger their lives”.
The manual further states that “prisoners may not be subjected to … dangerous work”.
Chad’s Instructor’s Manual (2006) states that prisoners “may not be incorporated into the enemy armed forces”.
The manual also states that “forced conscription by the enemy power” is a grave breach of the 1949 Geneva Conventions and thus a war crime.