Bangui/Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that humanitarian conditions in the Central African Republic (CAR) are rapidly deteriorating, with half of the population in need of humanitarian aid.
Khartoum/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will increase its field assistance activities in Sudan's Darfur region in 2018, returning to an area where years of conflict have adversely affected the health and welfare of residents.
Geneva/Damascus (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is alarmed by the intensifying fighting in Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus, which is taking an unacceptable toll on everyday life in the area. At the same time, several neighbourhoods of the city of Damascus continue to be affected by the hostilities.
Kyiv (ICRC) - Today, more than 300 detainees held in connection with the conflict in Ukraine were released with the participation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The operation, which took place near the town of Maiorsk, is the largest since the beginning of the conflict.
The battle for Mosul is over, but for thousands of families, the grief and horror continues. Some are trying, in the ruins of their city, to pay tribute to those who died. In the district of Zanjili, clothes and keepsakes are hung on walls, even cars abandoned among the rubble have become a memorial.
So far, 16 patients, the majority children, have been medically evacuated with their families from Eastern Ghouta to Damascus by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). They are now in hospitals receiving life-saving treatment.
Twenty years have passed since the adoption in Ottawa, Canada of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, commonly known as the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention
The contest for the best resumes this year as students from 33 universities participate in the 11th Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition, Mainland China Round from 1st to 3rd December at the KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.