Central African Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 65. Perfidy
Section F. Simulation of protected status by using the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions
The Central African Republic’s Law on the Red Cross Emblem (2009) states:
In accordance with the Penal Code of the Central African Republic, any person who, intentionally, commits or gives an order to commit acts leading to the death or to grave harm to the physical integrity or health of an adversary through the improper use of the Emblem of the Red Cross or one of the distinctive signals, shall be punished.
The improper use of the Emblem of the Red Cross or of one of the distinctive signals is considered to be a war crime.