Related Rule
El Salvador
Practice Relating to Rule 89. Violence to Life
In El Salvador’s Human Rights Charter of the Armed Forces, one of the ten basic rules is to respect human life. In a chapter devoted to the “right to life”, the manual contains the following provisions: “human life is the most sacred thing of any person; nobody can deprive someone arbitrarily of his life”. 
El Salvador, Derechos Humanos. Decálogo de la Fuerza Armada de El Salvador, Ministerio de la Defensa Nacional, Departamento de Derecho Humanitario, pp. 3 and 6.
El Salvador’s Penal Code (1997) includes murder as part of a genocide campaign in its list of crimes against humanity. 
El Salvador, Penal Code, 1997, Article 361.