Practice Relating to Rule 87
Section D. Persons deprived of their liberty
Serbia’s Law on Enforcement of Penal Sanctions (2005) states:
Sanctions are enforced in a manner ensuring respect for the dignity of prisoners.
Use of disproportionate force against a prisoner is punishable.
Serbia’s Criminal Code (2005) states that ordering or committing “acts harmful to health and causing serious suffering against prisoners of war” constitutes a war crime.