Practice Relating to Rule 67. Inviolability of Parlementaires
The Soldier’s Rules (1989) of the Philippines includes the following order: “Respect all persons and objects bearing … the white flag of truce.”
The Joint Circular on Adherence to IHL and Human Rights (1991) of the Philippines provides: “Members of the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines] and PNP [Philippine National Police] shall respect all persons and objects bearing … the White Flag of Truce.”
According to the Report on the Practice of the Philippines, government forces are instructed to respect the white flag of truce at all times.