Damascus/Geneva: Nearly 150 civilians, most of whom were disabled or in urgent need of care, were evacuated late night from a hospital in the Old City of Aleppo, in a joint operation by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has today launched an ad-style video which illustrates the terrifying human cost of ignoring the Geneva Conventions and aims to raise awareness of international humanitarian law.
The president of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, will today call on world leaders to take stronger action to address the root causes of large movements of people whilst, at the same time, showing humanity and respect for the millions who are on the move.
Quito (ICRC) - Senior law enforcement officials from 13 Latin American countries are meeting today in Ecuador to address the challenges that arise in enforcing the law while upholding human rights and complying with international standards and rules.
The jury of the sixth edition of the ICRC's Humanitarian Visa d'Or has unanimously awarded the photojournalism prize to Juan Arredondo for his work entitled Born into conflict: child soldiers in Colombia .