Related Rule
Peru
Practice Relating to Rule 108. Mercenaries
Section B. Status of mercenaries
Peru’s IHL Manual (2004) states that a mercenary “is not entitled to combatant status or, if captured by the enemy, to prisoner-of-war status.” 
Peru, Manual de Derecho Internacional Humanitario para las Fuerzas Armadas, Resolución Ministerial Nº 1394-2004-DE/CCFFAA/CDIH-FFAA, Lima, 1 December 2004, Annex 9, Glossary of Terms.
Peru’s IHL and Human Rights Manual (2010) states in its Glossary of Terms that a mercenary “is not entitled to combatant status or, if captured by the enemy, to prisoner-of-war status”. 
Peru, Manual de Derecho Internacional Humanitario y Derechos Humanos para las Fuerzas Armadas, Resolución Ministerial No. 049-2010/DE/VPD, Lima, 21 May 2010, p. 409.