Practice Relating to Rule 90. Torture and Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
Bangladesh’s International Crimes (Tribunal) Act (1973) mentions torture in the list of crimes against humanity. It also provides that ill-treatment of civilians and of prisoners of war is a war crime.
In addition, the Act states that the “violation of any humanitarian rules applicable in armed conflicts laid down in the Geneva Conventions of 1949” is a crime.