Règle correspondante
El Salvador
Practice Relating to Rule 138. The Elderly, Disabled and Infirm
Section A. The elderly
El Salvador’s Soldiers’ Manual provides that it is prohibited to “attack and maltreat … the elderly”. It further states: “Every act of violence against … the elderly … is a criminal, cowardly and dishonourable act, punishable by serious disciplinary sanctions.” 
El Salvador, Manual del Combatiente, undated, pp. 3 and 4.
El Salvador’s Human Rights Charter of the Armed Forces provides: “The elderly must be protected.” 
El Salvador, Derechos Humanos. Decálogo de la Fuerza Armada de El Salvador, Ministerio de la Defensa Nacional, Departamento de Derecho Humanitario, undated, p. 7.