International Committee of the Red Cross
Egyptian Consul to Yemen Hadad al-Bahri (C) sits between free hostages Egyptians Abdel Nasser Khalaf (R) and Hanafi Hijazi, following their release on May 16, 2013 in the southern city of Aden. Kidnappers in Yemen have freed three International Committee of the Red Cross employees, including a Swiss and a Kenyan, along with two Egyptian hostages, following tribal mediation.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has similarly stated: ‘The ICRC is opposed to forced feeding or forced treatment; it is essential that the detainees’ choices be respected and their human dignity preserved.’
It would be good to put together the different actors in this dossier – not only the ICRC [International Committee of the Red Cross], the UN and the states but also the scientists and the experts in international humanitarian law – for the most honest possible reflection.
are requisites to ensure the safe and orderly process of the release of the POWs to the International Committee of the Red Cross, concerned provincial officials of the Aquino government and church leaders, who shall then turn over the POWs to their respective families.More quotes »
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