10 U.S.C. § 905 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 10. Armed Forces § 905. Art. 105. Misconduct as prisoner

Any person subject to this chapter who, while in the hands of the enemy in time of war--

(1)  for the purpose of securing favorable treatment by his captors acts without proper authority in a manner contrary to law, custom, or regulation, to the detriment of others of whatever nationality held by the enemy as civilian or military prisoners;  or

(2)  while in a position of authority over such persons maltreats them without justifiable cause;

shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

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