Related Rule
Syrian Arab Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 47. Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
The Syrian Arab Republic’s Military Penal Code (1950) provides that it is a criminal offence to perform acts of violence or cruelty in the battlefield against an injured or sick soldier who is unable to defend himself. 
Syrian Arab Republic, Military Penal Code, 1950, Article 117.
During the debates at the CDDH, the Syrian Arab Republic emphasized that “a person hors de combat must in any case abstain from any hostile act and make no attempt to escape”. 
Syrian Arab Republic, Statement at the CDDH, Official Records, Vol. XV, CDDH/III/SR.47, 31 May 1976, p. 89, § 22.