Practice Relating to Rule 115. Disposal of the Dead
Mexico’s Army and Air Force Manual (2009) states: “The [1949 Geneva] Convention [III] specifies burial (and, in certain cases cremation) requirements to ensure respect for the dead and to safeguard the interests of their families.”
Mexico’s Army and Air Force Manual (2009), in a section on the 1949 Geneva Convention I, states: “Parties to the conflict must ensure that burial on land or at sea or cremation of the dead … [is] carried out individually as far as circumstances permit”.
Mexico’s Army and Air Force Manual (2009) states that a “series of rules [included in the 1977 Additional Protocol I] concerns the duty to … conserve the remains of the dead.”