Related Rule
New Zealand
Practice Relating to Rule 87. Humane Treatment
New Zealand’s Military Manual (1992) states: “Protected persons must be humanely treated at all times.” It qualifies “inhuman treatment of protected persons” as a grave breach. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, §§ 1137 and 1812.
The manual also states that, in non-international armed conflicts, persons protected by common Article 3 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions “shall in all circumstances be treated humanely”. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 1807(1).
New Zealand’s Military Manual (1992) provides that “protected persons must be humanely treated” in both international and non-international armed conflicts. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, §§ 1114 and 1321(2).
New Zealand’s Military Manual (1992) provides that the sick, wounded and shipwrecked shall be treated humanely. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, § 1003(1).
New Zealand’s Military Manual (1992) provides that, in both international and non-international armed conflicts, all detainees must at all times be treated humanely and protected against insults and public curiosity and particularly against any acts of violence or intimidation. 
New Zealand, Interim Law of Armed Conflict Manual, DM 112, New Zealand Defence Force, Headquarters, Directorate of Legal Services, Wellington, November 1992, §§ 915, 1137(1) and 1814.