Practice Relating to Rule 151. Individual Responsibility
Section A. Individual criminal responsibility
Cuba’s Military Criminal Code (1979), in a chapter entitled “Offences committed during combat actions”, provides for the punishment of certain acts such as: “mistreatment of prisoners of war” (Article 42); “plundering” (Article 43); “violence against the population of the area of military activities” (Article 44); and “prohibited use of banners or symbols of the Red Cross” (Article 45).