New ICRC blog post: ‘Respect for the Dead under Islamic Law’

A new post on the ICRC’s Humanitarian Law & Policy blog by Dr Ahmed Al-Dawoody analyses the challenges for forensics specialists attending to the proper and dignified management of the dead during situations of armed conflict. These matters assume particular significance noting that two thirds of current armed conflicts are taking place in Muslim contexts. The full post is available to readers below:

Respect for the dead under Islamic law: Considerations for humanitarian forensics