Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 90. Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
In a note submitted to the ICRC in 1967, Egypt qualified “torture of captives, wounded and civilians by barbaric means” as a “flagrant violation of the elementary principle of humanity, and a serious breach of the laws of war and the Geneva Conventions of 1949”. 
Egypt, Note to the International Committee of the Red Cross, 7 July 1967, annexed to Letter dated 17 July 1967 to the UN Secretary-General, UN Doc. S/8064, 17 July 1967, p. 3, §§ 1 and 1(B).