Central African Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 87
The Central African Republic’s Instructor’s Manual (1999) states in Volume 1 (Basic and team leader instruction): “Soldiers must: … protect [civilians] … against ill-treatment”.
In Volume 2 (Instruction for group and patrol leaders), the manual also states:
Persons who are hors de combat
or not directly taking part in the hostilities are entitled to respect for their lives and physical and moral integrity. Such persons must under all circumstances be protected and treated humanely.
The Central African Republic’s Disciplinary Regulations (2009) states:
In accordance with the international conventions signed or approved by the Central African Government, it is stipulated that during combat servicemen must: … treat all persons hors de combat