Related Rule
Tajikistan
Practice Relating to Rule 158. Prosecution of War Crimes
Tajikistan’s Criminal Code (1998) provides for the punishment of: “illegal use of emblems and signs of the Red Cross and Red Crescent” (Article 333); “genocide” (Article 398); “biocide” (Article 399); “ecocide” (Article 400); “mercenarism” (Article 401); “attacks against persons and establishments under international protection” (Article 402); “wilful breaches of norms of international humanitarian law committed in [an international or internal] armed conflict” (Article 403); “wilful breaches of norms of international humanitarian law committed in international or internal armed conflict with the threat to health or causing bodily injury” (Article 404); and “other breaches of the norms of international humanitarian law” (Article 405). 
Tajikistan, Criminal Code, 1998, Articles 333 and 398–405.
In 2008, in its report to the UN Secretary-General on the status of the 1977 Additional Protocols, Tajikistan stated: “Breaches of the norms of international humanitarian law either in international or in non-international conflicts are offences under the criminal law of the Republic of Tajikistan and are punishable as such.” 
Tajikistan, Report on the Status of the 1977 Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 1949, 14 October 2008, § 4.
Tajikistan’s Law on Refugees (2002), as amended to 2014, states:
Provisions of the current Law shall not apply to asylum-seekers and refugees in the following cases:
– if there are sufficient grounds to presume that they have committed a war crime … as defined in the international instruments recognized by the Republic of Tajikistan. 
Tajikistan, Law on Refugees, 2002, as amended to 2014, Article 3(1).