Practice Relating to Rule 129. The Act of Displacement
Section A. Forced displacement
Finland’s Revised Penal Code (1995) provides that when committed as a part of a genocide campaign, “forcibly moving children from one group to another” is a crime.
Finland’s Criminal Code (1889), as amended in 2008, provides that any person who “forcibly transfers or deports the population or parts thereof” shall be “sentenced for a war crime
to imprisonment for at least one year or for life”.
(emphasis in original)