Practice Relating to Rule 87. Humane Treatment
Section D. Persons deprived of their liberty
Ethiopia’s Criminal Code (2004) states:
Article 279.- Maltreatment of, or Dereliction of Duty towards, Wounded, Sick or Prisoners.
Whoever, in violation of the rules of public international law, maltreats … a prisoner of war or war internee, or uses violence against him, or prevents him from exercising or makes it impossible for him to exercise, the rights guaranteed to him by such rules, or issues orders to the same effect,
is punishable with rigorous imprisonment not exceeding five years.