Central African Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 118. Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
The Central African Republic’s Instructor’s Manual (1999) states in Volume 2 (Instruction for group and patrol leaders): “Captured combatants … have the right to … receive relief.”
In Volume 2, the manual further states:
Captured combatants must be: … if necessary, cared for;
While they are waiting to be taken to superiors, captured combatants:
- receive the necessary medical care (first aid).