Related Rule
Tajikistan
Practice Relating to Rule 37. Open Towns and Non-Defended Localities
Tajikistan’s Criminal Code (1998), in the section on “Serious violations of international humanitarian law”, provides for the punishment of “wilful breaches of norms of international humanitarian law committed in an international or non-international armed conflict, i.e. … making non-defended areas … the object of attack”. 
Tajikistan, Criminal Code, 1998, Article 403(1).