Practice Relating to Rule 118. Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states that prisoners of war “must be treated humanely (they must be provided with food, drink [and] clothing …)”.
The Regulations also states that prisoners of war “must receive [medical] treatment free of charge and they must receive the drugs required by their state of health”.
The Regulations further states: “During their evacuation, captured combatants … must receive all necessary care.”