Practice Relating to Rule 115. Disposal of the Dead
Section B. Respect for the religious beliefs of the dead
The Military Instructions (1989) of the Philippines stipulates: “Religious services must be provided if required.”
The Philippine Army Soldier’s Handbook on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law (2006) provides:
After an engagement:
4. Identify the dead. Pursue the identification of the dead. Enemy forces often bring with them documents that carry their identities. After identification, inform the nearest of kin and respect their cultural traditions.