Practice Relating to Rule 87. Humane Treatment
Djibouti’s Disciplinary Regulations (1982) states that soldiers “must … respect the dignity of defeated enemies”.
The Regulations also states: “Combatants must … treat all persons placed hors de combat
Djibouti’s Manual on International Humanitarian Law (2004) states: “Persons who do not directly participate in hostilities must in all circumstances be treated humanely.”
The manual also states that the following “are currently considered as war crimes … if committed against any person not or no longer participating in hostilities: … wilfully causing great suffering … or serious injury to body or health”.