Practice Relating to Rule 89. Violence to Life
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) restates the provisions of common Article 3 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions.
Kenya’s Geneva Conventions Act (1968) punishes “any person, whatever his nationality, who, whether within or outside Kenya, commits, or aids, abets or procures the commission by any other person of any grave breach of any of the [1949 Geneva] Conventions”.
Kenya’s Constitution (1992) provides that no person shall be deprived of life intentionally, except as the result of a lawful act of war.