Related Rule
Burundi
Practice Relating to Rule 97. Human Shields
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states: “Prohibited methods of combat … [include the use of] human shields.” 
Burundi, Règlement n° 98 sur le droit international humanitaire, Ministère de la Défense Nationale et des Anciens Combattants, Projet “Moralisation” (BDI/B-05), August 2007, Part I bis, p. 2; see also Part I bis, p. 53.
Burundi’s Law on Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes (2003) states:
[The following are] considered as war crimes:
B. Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflicts, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
v) utilizing the presence of a civilian or other protected person to render certain points, areas or military forces immune from military operations. 
Burundi, Law on Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes, 2003, Article 4(B)(v).
Burundi’s Penal Code (2009) states:
“War crimes” means crimes which are committed as part of a plan or policy or as part of a large-scale commission of such crimes, in particular:
2. … [S]erious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflict, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
23°. Utilizing the presence of a civilian or other protected person to render certain points, areas or military forces immune from military operations. 
Burundi, Penal Code, 2009, Article 198(2)(23°).