Humane is a word that humans use to justify torture and/or death, usually by comparison to another type of torture/death. Some people use the word as an excuse to make themselves appear to care, while others use it to convince themselves that they care.
Definition of COMPASSION
: sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it
Definition of EVIL
2b : causing discomfort or repulsion : offensive <an evil odor>
3a : causing harm : pernicious <the evil institution of slavery>