Practice Relating to Rule 118. Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1969) states: “The power detaining prisoners of war shall be bound to provide free of charge for their maintenance and for the medical attention required by their state of health.”
The manual further lists in detail the basic needs of prisoners of war that must be provided for and under which specific conditions.
Argentina’s Law of War Manual (1989) provides that prisoners of war shall receive adequate accommodation, food and clothing.