Practice Relating to Rule 103. Collective Punishments
Peru’s IHL Manual (2004) states: “collective punishment … [is] prohibited”.
Peru’s IHL and Human Rights Manual (2010), in a section on occupied territories, prohibits “collective punishment”.
Peru’s Decree on the Use of Force by the Armed Forces (2010) states:
With respect to the persons mentioned above [i.e. persons not directly participating in hostilities or who have laid down their arms as well as persons placed hors de combat by illness, wounds, detention or any other reason], the following actions are prohibited anytime and anywhere:
c. Collective punishments.
f. Threats to carry out any of the aforementioned acts.