Practice Related to Rule 95. Forced Labour
Section B. Compelling persons to serve in the forces of a hostile power
Croatia’s Criminal Code (1997) provides that compelling civilians and prisoners of war to serve in the armed forces or in the administration of the enemy power is a war crime.
Croatia’s Criminal Code (1997), as amended to 2006, states that it is a war crime to force civilians and prisoners of war “to serve in hostile armed forces”.