Related Rule
Kenya
Practice Relating to Rule 96. Hostage-Taking
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) lists as one of the soldier’s rules for behaviour in combat: “Do not take hostages.” 
Kenya, Law of Armed Conflict, Military Basic Course (ORS), 4 Précis, The School of Military Police, 1997, Précis No. 2, pp. 5–6 and Précis No. 3, p. 14, § 2.
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, Geneva Conventions Act, 1968, Section 3(1).