Related Rule
Senegal
Practice Relating to Rule 52. Pillage
Senegal’s Disciplinary Regulations (1990) states that, under the laws and customs of war, pillage is forbidden. 
Senegal, Règlement de Discipline dans les Forces Armées, Décret 90-1159, 12 October 1990, Article 34(2).
Senegal’s IHL Manual (1999) specifies that “every individual is entitled to respect for the minimum universal rules … which prohibit … pillage”. 
Senegal, Le DIH adapté au contexte des opérations de maintien de l’ordre, République du Sénégal, Ministère des Forces Armées, Haut Commandement de la Gendarmerie et Direction de la Justice Militaire, Cabinet, 1999, p. 23.
Senegal’s Penal Code (1965), as amended, punishes pillage and damage to commodities, goods or belongings committed by soldiers as a group. 
Senegal, Penal Code, 1965, as amended, Article 412.
The Penal Code, as amended in 2007, also states that the following constitute war crimes:
b) [O]ther serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflict, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
14. pillaging a town or place, even when taken by assault;
d) …
Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in armed conflicts not of an international character, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
5. pillaging a town or place, even when taken by assault. 
Senegal, Penal Code, 1965, as amended in 2007, Article 431-3(b)(14) and (d)(5).