Section 105. War crimes against humanitarian missions or distinctive signs

Any person is liable to punishment for a war crime who in connection with an armed conflict
  1. a.
    directs an attack against personnel, facilities, materiel, units or vehicles involved in humanitarian aid work or peacekeeping operations in accordance with the UN Charter, provided that these are entitled to protection as civilian persons or property under international law,
  2. b.
    directs an attack against personnel, buildings, materiel, medical units or means of transportation that under international law are entitled to use one of the specifically protected distinctive signs defined in the Geneva Conventions and Additional Protocols or other means of identification showing that they are protected by the Geneva Conventions, or
  3. c.
    misuses a flag of truce or the flag, distinctive military sign or uniform of the enemy or the United Nations, or misuses the specifically protected distinctive signs specified in b), in a way that a person dies or suffers considerable harm.
The penalty for war crimes against humanitarian missions or distinctive signs is imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, or up to 30 years in the cases specified in c), and otherwise if the crime is aggravated, see section 103, fourth paragraph, second sentence.