Practice Relating to Rule 30. Persons and Objects Displaying the Distinctive Emblem
Djibouti’s Disciplinary Regulations (1982) states:
Combatants must … respect medical units, establishments and transports, buildings and places where wounded and sick civilians and combatants are gathered and the emblems of the Red Crescent, the Red Cross and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, which are protective signs for them and for medical personnel.
In 2010, in the History and Geography Textbook for 8th Grade, Djibouti’s Ministry of National Education and Higher Education, under the heading “Basic rules of IHL” and in a section on “Weapons and tactics”, stated: “It is prohibited to attack medical or religious personnel and objects lawfully displaying the emblem of [the] red cross/red crescent/red crystal.ˮ