Practice Relating to Rule 122. Pillage of the Personal Belongings of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
The Hellenic Territorial Army’s Internal Service Code (1984), as amended, provides: “All effects and articles of personal use except arms, military equipment and military documents shall remain in the possession of PoWs [prisoners of war].”
The Hellenic Navy Regulations (1993), as amended, provide: “[P]ersonal belongings [of prisoners of war] shall be protected.”
Under Greece’s Military Penal Code (1995), “the soldier who takes money or other belongings away from a prisoner of war” is to be punished.