Syrian Arab Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 65. Perfidy
Section F. Simulation of protected status by using the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions
The Syrian Arab Republic’s Emblem Law (2005) provides:
Without prejudice to more aggravated penalty in other laws, anyone who has wilfully used, or ordered the use of [the Red Crescent or the Red Cross emblem], in times of war or armed conflict with the intention to deceive the adversary and make him believe that he was entitled to receive or was obliged to confer protection provided by those emblems shall be punished by imprisonment for a period of 25 years with temporary hard labour.