Practice Relating to Rule 88. Non-Discrimination
Section D. Persons deprived of their liberty
Peru’s Code of Military and Police Justice (2006) states: “In a Military and Police Confinement Centre, any form of discrimination based on nationality, age, gender, race, religion, economic or social status, legal status, military or police rank, or other ground shall be prohibited.”
Peru’s Decree on the Use of Force by the Armed Forces (2010) states:
Persons who have laid down their arms as well as persons placed hors de combat
by … detention … must in all circumstances be treated … without any unfavourable distinction based on race, colour, religion or belief, sex, birth, socio-economic status or any other similar criterion.