Republic of Korea
Practice Relating to Rule 128. Release and Return of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Section A. Release and return without delay
Upon ratification of the 1977 Additional Protocol I, the Republic of Korea made a declaration in relation to paragraph 4(b) of Article 85 stating:
A party detaining prisoners of war may not repatriate its prisoners [against] their openly and freely expressed will, which shall not be regarded as unjustifiable delay in the repatriation of prisoners of war constituting a grave breach of this Protocol.