Related Rule
China
Practice Relating to Rule 108. Mercenaries
China considers that mercenaries should not benefit from the treatment reserved for POWs and that they may also be liable to punishment, depending upon the seriousness of the crimes committed. 
China, Address on the Convention on Suppressing the Activities of Mercenaries, Selected Documents of the Chinese Delegation to the United Nations, World Knowledge Press, Beijing, 1980, p. 173.