Related Rule
Togo
Practice Relating to Rule 96. Hostage-Taking
Togo’s Military Manual (1996) states that hostage-taking is prohibited in international and non-international armed conflicts. 
Togo, Le Droit de la Guerre, III fascicules, Etat-major Général des Forces Armées Togolaises, Ministère de la Défense nationale, 1996, Fascicule I, p. 18, Fascicule II, p. 19 and Fascicule III, p. 4.