Règle correspondante
Practice Relating to Rule 96. Hostage-Taking
Mexico’s Army and Air Force Manual (2009) states: “The States party to the [1949] Geneva Conventions undertake to: … prohibit … hostage-taking.” 
Mexico, Manual de Derecho Internacional Humanitario para el Ejército y la Fuerza Área Mexicanos, Ministry of National Defence, June 2009, § 80(C); see also § 85(B), §§ 104, 107(B) and 224(B).
Mexico’s IHL Guidelines (2009) states: “War crimes include … the taking and execution of hostages”. 
Mexico, Cartilla de Derecho Internacional Humanitario, Ministry of National Defence, 2009, § 5.
Mexico’s Code of Military Justice (1933), as amended in 1996, criminalizes the taking of hostages. 
Mexico, Code of Military Justice, 1933, as amended in 1996, Article 215.