Related Rule
Ecuador
Practice Relating to Rule 89. Violence to Life
Ecuador’s Naval Manual (1989) provides that the “killing without just cause” of prisoners of war, civilian inhabitants of occupied territories, the wounded and sick, enemies hors de combat and the shipwrecked is a war crime. 
Ecuador, Aspectos Importantes del Derecho Internacional Marítimo que Deben Tener Presente los Comandantes de los Buques, Academia de Guerra Naval, 1989, § 6.2.5.
The manual further provides that “individuals captured as … illegal combatants … may not be summarily executed.” 
Ecuador, Aspectos Importantes del Derecho Internacional Marítimo que Deben Tener Presente los Comandantes de los Buques, Academia de Guerra Naval, 1989, § 11.8.