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  • ICRC in WW II: allegations by the OSS

    In 1996 serious allegations were made on the basis of hitherto secret US intelligence files, concerning some ICRC staff during World War II. The ICRC's response. In 1996 serious allegations were made on the

    • 2005-02-01
    • Miscellaneous
  • The Eastern crisis (1875-1878)

    Uprisings against the Ottoman Empire, war between Turkey and Russia; first use of the red crescent emblem; Serbia and Montenegro ratify the Geneva Convention; ICRC active in the field. The Eastern crisis (1875

    • 1998-04-06
    • Miscellaneous
  • The ICRC and the Geneva Convention (1863-1864)

    Two years after Henry Dunant's book was published, the creation of the ICRC and the adoption of the first Geneva Convention meant that his vision was becoming reality. The ICRC and the Geneva Convention (1863

    • 2004-12-29
    • Miscellaneous
  • The German-Danish war (1864)

    The first conflict to break out after the creation of the Red Cross; the ICRC dispatches delegates to both sides of the front line and serves as neutral intermediary; first steps by national Red Cross societies

    • 1998-04-06
    • Miscellaneous
  • The Austro-Prussian war (1866)

    The struggle for German supremacy; problems over non-adhesion to the Geneva Convention; ICRC facilitates information flow between national societies. The struggle for German supremacy; problems over non

    • 1998-04-06
    • Miscellaneous
  • The Franco-Prussian war (1870)

    The ICRC begins to be increasingly operational during a conflict, carrying out what were to become core activities for the wounded and prisoners. The ICRC begins to be increasingly operational during a conflict

    • 1998-04-06
    • Miscellaneous
  • The Serbo-Bulgarian war (1885-1886)

    Red Cross societies from both belligerent and neutral countries play an increasingly active part in helping the victims of conflict. Red Cross societies from both belligerent and neutral countries play an

    • 1998-04-06
    • Miscellaneous
  • The Balkan wars (1912-1913)

    The ICRC opens a relief agency in Belgrade as hostilities break out between the Ottoman empire and a coalition grouping Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro and Serbia. The Committee sends delegates to visit prisoners

    • 1998-04-06
    • Miscellaneous
  • ICRC in WW II: activities in the Far East

    Apart from the logistical problems to be overcome in such a vast area, the ICRC was to face immense difficulties in reaching prisoners of war held by Japan. ICRC in WW II: activities in the Far East Apart from

    • 2005-02-02
    • Miscellaneous
  • ICRC in WW II: bibliography

    Proposals for further reading on the ICRC's work during the second world war. Proposals for further reading on the ICRC's work during the second world war. Ben-Tov, Arieh, Facing the Holocaust in Budapest: The

    • 2007-10-23
    • Miscellaneous

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