Practice Relating to Rule 107. Spies
Djibouti’s Disciplinary Regulations (1982) states:
[S]oldiers in combat must consider the following to be lawful combatants: members of the armed forces and organized units, franc-tireurs detached from their regular units, commando detachments and isolated saboteurs and members of voluntary militias, self-defence groups and organized resistance movements.
In order for these categories to be considered lawful combatants, their units, organizations and groups must have a designated commander and their members must display a distinctive sign, especially on their clothing, carry their arms openly and respect the laws and customs of war.
Anyone not meeting the above requirements may be considered a spy.
Djibouti’s Disciplinary Regulations (1982) states that spies “may be … subject to the applicable criminal sanctions established by law”.