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Washington DC:The ICRC sponsored film series, In the Path of Conflict, airs on TV

10-03-2006 News Release

The following was issued as a press release by the ICRC's Washington DC delegation

The ICRC and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) are presenting In the Path of Conflict , a humanitarian-themed film series airing on Washington DC's UDC-TV Channel 98, starting March 13.

The series, made up of fourteen films from across the world, addresses the devastating impact that armed conflicts have on civilians, particularly women and children. In some ten ICRC-produced films, people affected by war in the Congo, Rwanda, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan tell their stories in their own voices.

The films air on UDC-TV Channel 98 at 9pm the weeks of March 13, 20 and 27 on Mondays, with repeats on Wednesdays and Fridays.

 For more information on the series,  

 please contact:  

 Michael Andrews, University of the District of Columbia, (202) 274-5685,  
www.udc.edu  

 Liz Demarest, ICRC Washington, (202) 587 4600