Règle correspondante
Burundi
Practice Relating to Rule 156. Definition of War Crimes
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states: “Grave breaches of the law of war are considered to be war crimes”. 
Burundi, Règlement n° 98 sur le droit international humanitaire, Ministère de la Défense Nationale et des Anciens Combattants, Projet “Moralisation” (BDI/B-05), August 2007, Part I bis, p. 28; see also Part I bis, p. 67.
Burundi’s Law on Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes (2003) states:
[The following are] considered as war crimes:
A. Grave breaches of the Geneva Conventions of 8 August 1949 … aimed at persons or objects protected by the provisions of the Geneva Conventions …
B. Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflicts, within the established framework of international law …
C. In the case of an armed conflict not of an international character, serious violations of Article 3 common to the four Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 … committed against persons taking no direct part in hostilities, including members of armed forces who have laid down their arms and persons placed hors de combat by sickness, wounds, detention or any other cause …
D. Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in armed conflicts not of an international character, within the established framework of international law. 
Burundi, Law on Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes, 2003, Article 4.
Burundi’s Penal Code (2009) states:
“War crimes” means crimes which are committed as part of a plan or policy or as part of a large-scale commission of such crimes, in particular:
1. Any of the grave breaches of the 1949 Geneva Conventions …
2. Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflict, within the established framework of international law …
3. In the case of an armed conflict not of an international character, serious violations of article 3 common to the four 1949 Geneva Conventions … , namely, … acts … committed against persons taking no active part in the hostilities, including members of armed forces who have laid down their arms and those placed hors de combat by sickness, wounds, detention or any other cause …
4. Item 3 applies to armed conflicts not of an international character and thus does not apply to situations of internal disturbances and tensions, such as riots, isolated and sporadic acts of violence or acts of a similar nature;
5. Other serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in armed conflicts not of an international character, within the established framework of international law …
6. Item 5 applies to armed conflicts not of an international character and thus does not apply to situations of internal disturbances and tensions, such as riots, isolated and sporadic acts of violence or acts of a similar nature. 
Burundi, Penal Code, 2009, Article 198(1)–(6).