Case: B 5595-19

2021-05-05 ”The war poses” NJA 2021 s. 303

Dead persons are covered by the term protected persons in accordance with customary international law and are also covered by the definition in Section 3 of the Act on Criminal Responsibility for Genocide, Crimes against Humanity and War Crimes. Accordingly, they can be the subject of humiliating and degrading treatment. As a rule, a war crime against a person is a crime the nature of which is such that imprisonment will normally result.