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23 June 2017 | 4:30 pm
Raqqa and Mosul: humanity under attack
Statement | Statement by Robert Mardini, Regional Director for the Near and Middle East at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)As fighting rages in Raqqa, Syria, and Mosul, Iraq, the human toll is staggering.

23 June 2017 | 9:00 am
Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations
Statement | ICRC statement given by Hugo Slim at the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of the Economic and Social Council of the United NationsThank you, Chair.This year's Draft Resolution makes a powerful read.

23 June 2017 | 6:00 am
Philippines: Humanitarian needs remain as fighting continues in Marawi City
News release | Manila (ICRC) – One month into the armed conflict in Marawi City in Lanao del Sur province, many humanitarian needs still exist as the fighting between government security forces and the Maute Group continues without an immediate end in sight."The si

22 June 2017 | 4:45 pm
A village in Eastern Ukraine remembers its past
Article | It is hard to imagine any conflict in the sleepy village of Zaitseve. Unfortunately, the rural community has spent the past 80 years steeped in violence – first during World War II, then in Afghanistan, and now on its doorstep in Donbas.

22 June 2017 | 2:00 pm
ICRC writing competition
Article | The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is proud to organize for the first time a writing competition in Arabic to engage Arabic-speaking scholars on relevant international humanitarian law discussions and to provide an academic platform

22 June 2017 | 1:30 pm
"Across the world and around the corner" - British and Irish Red Cross join ICRC for a public open day
Article | As a reflection of increasing cooperation, staff and volunteers from the Irish Red Cross (IRC), the British Red Cross (BRC) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Mission to the UK and Ireland joined forces for an open day in Belfast, No

21 June 2017 | 6:45 pm
South Africa: Taking forensics beyond the lab and the crime scene
Article | African forensic science experts have started exploring latest techniques and approaches ensuring the dignified identification and management of the dead to enable them to help communities affected by disasters, armed conflict or violence to know the

21 June 2017 | 8:45 am
The Interplay between IHL and IHRL
Article | The Advanced IHL Learning Series are addressed to lecturers and trainers who wish to update their knowledge of the latest developments and challenges in international humanitarian law (IHL) and other related areas.

21 June 2017 | 7:15 am
An overview of Islam and International Humanitarian Law (IHL) ICRC webinar with The Islamic College
Article | In times of war, religious leaders can play a vital role in strengthening respect for human dignity, especially in times of protracted conflicts and polarization.

20 June 2017 | 12:30 pm
Falkland/Malvinas Islands: Forensic identification of Argentine soldiers buried in Darwin cemetery starts today
News release | Geneva (ICRC)–"Families of those who have died in armed conflict are entitled to have their loved ones identified – this is a requirement under international humanitarian law," said Laurent Corbaz, head of the project for the International Committee

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