Practice Relating to Rule 87. Humane Treatment
Serbia’s Criminal Code (2005) states that, in time of war, armed conflict or occupation, ordering or committing “acts causing harm to health or serious suffering against the wounded, sick [or] shipwrecked” constitutes a war crime.
Serbia’s Law on Enforcement of Penal Sanctions (2005) states:
Sanctions are enforced in a manner ensuring respect for the dignity of prisoners.
Use of disproportionate force against a prisoner is punishable.
Serbia’s Criminal Code (2005) states that ordering or committing “acts harmful to health and causing serious suffering against prisoners of war” constitutes a war crime.