Practice Relating to Rule 65. Perfidy
Section G. Simulation of protected status by using the United Nations emblem or uniform
Germany’s Military Manual (1992) provides: “Grave breaches of international humanitarian law are in particular: … perfidious … use of recognized protective signs.”
Germany’s Law Introducing the International Crimes Code (2002) punishes anyone who, in connection with an international or non-international armed conflict, “makes improper use … of the flag … or of the uniform … of the United Nations, thereby causing a person’s death or serious injury”.