Practice Related to Rule 95. Forced Labour
Section B. Compelling persons to serve in the forces of a hostile power
Djibouti’s Disciplinary Regulations (1982) states: “It is prohibited for combatants to … force the nationals of the adverse party to take part in military operations against their country”.
Djibouti’s Manual on International Humanitarian Law (2004) states that the following “are currently considered as war crimes … if committed against any person not or no longer participating in hostilities: … compelling a prisoner of war or a civilian to serve in the armed forces of a hostile Power”.