Syrian Arab Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 59. Improper Use of the Distinctive Emblems of the Geneva Conventions
The Syrian Arab Republic’s Emblem Law (2005) provides:
a. Anyone who, without entitlement or authorization, has made use of the [Red Crescent or the Red Cross emblem];
b. Anyone who has displayed any of the two said emblems on shops, posters, announcements, leaflets, commercial documents, or has sold, offered for sale or place in circulation goods thus marked;
Shall be punished by imprisonment for a maximum period of one year and the payment of a fine of 10,000 Syrian Pounds.
The penalty shall be doubled if the crime takes place during war or armed conflict.