Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 128. Release and Return of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Uzbekistan’s Internal Service Manual (1996) states:
19. A soldier must know and strictly comply with international rules … [relative to] the treatment of … civilians in a war zone, as well as of prisoners of war.
20. … Military personnel captured and interned in neutral States retain the status of military personnel. Military commanders and other authorized State organs are obliged to protect the rights of soldiers and [ensure] their return to their homeland, in compliance with international law. 
Uzbekistan, Manual of the Internal Service of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan, adopted by Presidential Decree No. UP-1571, 9 October 1996, Articles 19–20.