Republic of Korea
Practice Relating to Rule 58. Improper Use of the White Flag of Truce
Under the Republic of Korea’s Military Regulation 187 (1991), illegal use of the white flag is a war crime.
The Republic of Korea’s ICC Act (2007) provides for the punishment of anyone who commits the war crime of “[making] improper use … of the flag of truce …, resulting in a person’s death or serious personal injury” in both international and non-international armed conflicts.