Related Rule
Mali
Practice Relating to Rule 96. Hostage-Taking
Mali’s Army Regulations (1979) prohibits hostage-taking. 
Mali, Règlement du Service dans l’Armée, 1ère Partie: Discipline Générale, Ministère de la Défense Nationale, 1979, Article 36.
Under Mali’s Penal Code (2001), hostage-taking is a war crime. 
Mali, Penal Code, 2001, Article 31(h).