Related Rule
Dominican Republic
Practice Relating to Rule 90. Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
Section A. General
The Dominican Republic’s Military Manual (1980) prohibits torture, threats or other forms of coercion of detained persons to obtain military information. It further states: “Inhuman treatment of civilians is a violation of the law of war.” 
Dominican Republic, La Conducta en Combate según las Leyes de la Guerra, Escuela Superior de las FF. AA. “General de Brigada Pablo Duarte”, Secretaría de Estado de las Fuerzas Armadas, May 1980, pp. 8 and 9.
The Dominican Republic’s Code of Military Justice (1953) punishes any member of the armed forces who mistreats prisoners of war or causes them severe injuries. 
Dominican Republic, Code of Military Justice, 1953, Article 201(1).