Practice Relating to Rule 118. Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Ukraine’s IHL Manual (2004) states:
1.4.13. Persons whose liberty has been restricted shall be accorded the following treatment:
- they shall be provided with food and drinking water equally with the local civilian population;
- they shall be protected from inclement weather conditions;
- they shall be allowed to receive individual or collective aid;
188.8.131.52. … Wounded and sick prisoners of war shall receive timely medical assistance.
184.108.40.206. Conditions of settlement of prisoners of war shall be no less favourable than that of the armed forces of the capturing state.
220.127.116.11. Medical examinations of the prisoners of war shall be carried out at least once a month.