Republic of Korea
Practice Relating to Rule 113. Treatment of the Dead
The Republic of Korea’s Operational Law Manual (1996) states that the mutilation of dead bodies is a war crime.
Under the Republic of Korea’s military regulations, “injuring dead bodies” is a war crime.
Under the Republic of Korea’s Military Criminal Code (1962), “a person who takes the clothes and other property of the dead … in the combat area” commits a punishable offence.