Practice Relating to Rule 25. Medical Personnel
Section A. Respect for and protection of medical personnel
Guinea’s Soldier’s Manual (2010), under the heading “Distinctive signs” displays an image of a person bearing a red cross on a white ground and states: “Let these persons complete their task.”
Under same the heading and in a section on “Medical services (military and civilian)”, the manual lists the red cross, red crescent and red crystal on a white ground and states: “Respect those bearing … these signs.”
Guinea’s Disciplinary Regulations (2012) states: “In accordance with the international agreements signed by the government of Guinea, military personnel in combat are required … to respect … medical personnel”.