Practice Relating to Rule 111. Protection of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked against Pillage and Ill-Treatment
Section B. Respect by civilians for the wounded, sick and shipwrecked
Burundi’s Military Penal Code (1980) states:
Any person, military or not, who, in the area of operation of a force or a unit:
1. Plunders a wounded, sick, shipwrecked or dead person, is punished with five years’ imprisonment;
2. With a view to plundering, subjects a wounded, sick or shipwrecked person to violence that deteriorates their condition, is punished with ten to twenty years’ imprisonment.