Règle correspondante
Benin
Practice Relating to Rule 47. Attacks against Persons Hors de Combat
Benin’s Military Manual (1995) states: “It is prohibited to kill or injure an adversary … who is hors de combat.” 
Benin, Le Droit de la Guerre, III fascicules, Forces Armées du Bénin, Ministère de la Défense nationale, 1995, Fascicule II, p. 4; see also p. 18.
The manual also states: “Any person recognized or who should be recognized as being no longer able to participate in combat shall not be attacked.” 
Benin, Le Droit de la Guerre, III fascicules, Forces Armées du Bénin, Ministère de la Défense nationale, 1995, Fascicule II, p. 9.
Benin’s Military Manual (1995) states: “It is prohibited to kill or injure an adversary who surrenders.” 
Benin, Le Droit de la Guerre, III fascicules, Forces Armées du Bénin, Ministère de la Défense nationale, 1995, Fascicule II, p. 4; see also Fascicule I, p. 16 and Fascicule II, p. 18.
The manual also provides: “Any person recognized, or who should be recognized, as not being able to participate any longer in combat shall not be attacked (for example: in case of surrender, wounds, … shipwreck …).” It specifies that an intention to surrender must be clearly expressed and gives a few examples, such as raising hands, laying down arms and waving a white flag. 
Benin, Le Droit de la Guerre, III fascicules, Forces Armées du Bénin, Ministère de la Défense nationale, 1995, Fascicule II, p. 9.