Related Rule
Jordan
Practice Relating to Rule 96. Hostage-Taking
Jordan’s Military Penal Code (2002) states that the “taking of hostages” shall be deemed a war crime when committed in the event of armed conflict. 
Jordan, Military Penal Code, 2002, Article 41(a)(6).
The Report on the Practice of Jordan states that Article 75 of the 1977 Additional Protocol I embodies customary law. 
Report on the Practice of Jordan, 1997, Chapter 5.
The report refers to a booklet prepared by the ICRC and notes that the Jordanian armed forces are instructed not to take civilian hostages. 
Report on the Practice of Jordan, 1997, Answers to additional questions on Chapter 1.1.