Republic of Moldova
Practice Relating to Rule 65. Perfidy
Section F. Simulation of protected status by using the distinctive emblems of the Geneva Conventions
The Republic of Moldova’s Emblem Law (1999) provides: “The perfidious use of the emblem of the red cross as a protective device in time of armed conflict is considered as a war crime and shall be punished in conformity with the criminal legislation.”
The Republic of Moldova’s Penal Code (2002) punishes the “perfidious use of the Red Cross emblem, as well as of the distinctive signs as protective elements during an armed conflict, provided that this has caused: a) a grave injury to body or health; b) death of a person”.