Yugoslavia, Socialist Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 89. Violence to Life
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia’s Criminal Offences against the Nation and State Act (1945) considers that, during war or enemy occupation, “any person who ordered, assisted or otherwise was the direct executor of murders” committed war crimes.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia’s Penal Code (1976), as amended in 2001, provides that the killing of civilians, the wounded, sick and shipwrecked, prisoners of war and medical and religious personnel is a war crime.