Practice Relating to Rule 60. Improper Use of the United Nations Emblem or Uniform
Senegal’s Disciplinary Regulations (1990) provides that, under the laws and customs of war, it is prohibited “to use improperly … the distinctive insignia recognized by international conventions”.
Senegal’s Penal Code (1965), as amended in 2007, states that the following constitute war crimes:
b) [O]ther serious violations of the laws and customs applicable in international armed conflict, within the established framework of international law, namely, any of the following acts:
6. making improper use … of the flag or of the military insignia and uniform of … the United Nations …, resulting in death or serious personal injury.