Practice Relating to Rule 111. Protection of the Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked against Pillage and Ill-Treatment
Indonesia’s Military Manual (1982) provides that the wounded and sick must be protected from robbery and ill-treatment.
Under Indonesia’s Military Penal Code (1947), theft from sick or wounded members of the armed forces of parties to the conflict is a punishable offence.
According to the Report on the Practice of Indonesia, although civilians do not have the legal duty to safeguard the enemy hors de combat
, they would have a moral duty to do so under the principle of humanity stated in the State’s fundamental philosophy (Pancasila