Practice Relating to Rule 61. Improper Use of Other Internationally Recognized Emblems
Guinea’s Criminal Code (1998) punishes “anyone [who], in an area of military operations and in violation of the laws and customs of war, uses distinctive insignia and emblems defined in international conventions to ensure respect for protected persons, objects and places”.
Guinea’s Code of Military Justice (2011) states:
Any person who, in times of war or armed conflict, in an area of military operations and in violation of laws and customs of war, improperly uses distinctive signs and emblems defined by International Conventions to ensure respect for persons, property and sites protected by these conventions, shall be punished with one (01) to five (05) years’ imprisonment.