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  • Chechnya: ICRC brings 20 tonnes of supplies to Gudermes

    Chechnya: ICRC brings 20 tonnes of supplies to Gudermes 26-12-1995 News Release 95/59 Geneva (ICRC) - For the first time since fighting resumed 12 days ago, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC

    • 1995-12-26
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  • Daghestan: ICRC seriously concerned about situation in Kizliar

    Daghestan: ICRC seriously concerned about situation in Kizliar 09-01-1996 News Release 96/3 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is very concerned about the situation in Kizliar

    • 1996-01-09
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  • Former Yugoslavia: release of prisoners: deadline 19 January 1996 !

    Former Yugoslavia: release of prisoners: deadline 19 January 1996 ! 17-01-1996 News Release 96/2 A number of statements have been picked up by the press these past few days concerning the lack of progress in

    • 1996-01-17
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  • Northern Caucasus: ICRC and the hostage crisis

    Northern Caucasus: ICRC and the hostage crisis 17-01-1996 News Release 96/2 As military operations continue in the village of Pervomayskoye, Daghestan, anxiety about the plight of more than a hundred hostages

    • 1996-01-17
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  • Afghanistan: airlift planned to Kabul

    Afghanistan: airlift planned to Kabul 31-01-1996 News Release 96/4 With the civilian population of Kabul increasingly deprived of food by a blockade, the ICRC has decided to organize an airlift as soon as

    • 1996-01-31
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  • Geneva: ICRC's financial situation

    Geneva: ICRC's financial situation 08-02-1996 News Release 96/5 Despite cash flow problems announced a few months ago, the ICRC closed its 1995 accounts with a deficit of no more than 8 million Swiss francs for

    • 1996-02-08
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  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: everything possible is being done for Srebrenica families

    Bosnia-Herzegovina: everything possible is being done for Srebrenica families 08-02-1996 News Release 96/5 Improved dialogue with the authorities concerned, freedom of movement throughout the region and

    • 1996-02-08
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  • Iraq: money in the pipeline

    Iraq: money in the pipeline 14-02-1996 News Release 96/6 In response to growing concern about public health in Iraq, the ICRC has launched a programme worth 5.2 million Swiss francs to help maintain a minimum

    • 1996-02-14
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  • Tajikistan: dead and injured evacuated

    Tajikistan: dead and injured evacuated 21-02-1996 News Release 96/07 On 18 February, ICRC delegates in Tajikistan evacuated the mortal remains of 47 government soldiers killed in clashes during the past few

    • 1996-02-21
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  • Colombia: signed in Bogota...

    Colombia: signed in Bogota... 21-02-1996 News Release 96/07 A framework agreement was signed on 17 February between the Republic of Colombia and the ICRC. Supplementing the headquarters agreement that already

    • 1996-02-21
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  • Afghanistan: flying food

    Afghanistan: flying food 21-02-1996 News Release 96/07 Since the ICRC airlift to Kabul began on 3 February, some 500 tonnes of food have been flown in from Peshawar and distributed to over 70,000 people. Widows

    • 1996-02-21
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  • ICRC condemns killing of civilians in Israel

    ICRC condemns killing of civilians in Israel 25-02-1996 News Release 96/8 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) strongly   condemns today's bombings, in which more than 20

    • 1996-02-25
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  • Northern Caucasus: thousands more displaced

    Northern Caucasus: thousands more displaced 06-03-1996 News Release 96/9 Since 3 March, almost 10,000 people have fled Sernovodsk in western Chechnya because of the fighting between federal Russian troops and

    • 1996-03-06
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  • Former Yugoslavia: continuing emergency

    Former Yugoslavia: continuing emergency 06-03-1996 News Release 96/9 Following the mass exodus of Serb families from Sarajevo in the past week, the ICRC has launched an operation to distribute some 20,000

    • 1996-03-06
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  • Afghanistan : agricultural programmes resume

    Afghanistan : agricultural programmes resume 20-03-1996 News Release 96/11 With the snows melting and spring in the air, the ICRC's agricultural programmes in Afghanistan are beginning to stir. In addition to

    • 1996-03-20
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  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: the deadly threat

    Bosnia-Herzegovina: the deadly threat 20-03-1996 News Release 96/11 With an estimated 2 to 3 million landmines and unexploded ordnance lying scattered throughout Bosnia-Herzegovina, the civilian population

    • 1996-03-20
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  • Northern Caucasus: an endless nightmare

    Northern Caucasus: an endless nightmare 20-03-1996 News Release 96/11 Clashes between Russian Federal troops and Chechen independence fighters are becoming ever fiercer. After the village of Sernovodsk, to

    • 1996-03-20
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  • Anti-personnel mines: not an indipensable weapon of high military value

    Anti-personnel mines: not an indipensable weapon of high military value 28-03-1996 News Release 96/10 Geneva (ICRC) - There is no clear evidence that anti-personnel landmines are indispensable weapons of high

    • 1996-03-28
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  • Lebanon / Northern Israel: wrong targets

    Lebanon / Northern Israel: wrong targets 17-04-1996 News Release 96/15 Large parts of southern Lebanon, areas around the capital Beirut and the northern part of Israel have been under intense fire these past

    • 1996-04-17
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  • Russian Federation (Northern Caucasus): no access to detainees

    Russian Federation (Northern Caucasus): no access to detainees 17-04-1996 News Release 96/15 Since the beginning of this year, when there was a new escalation of fighting in the Republic of Chechnya, the ICRC

    • 1996-04-17
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  • Review conference of the 1980 UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW)

    Review conference of the 1980 UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) 22-04-1996 News Release In its capacity as expert-observer, the ICRC will participate in the third and final round of the

    • 1996-04-22
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  • Anti-personnel mines: international poll: public opinion largely in favour of total ban

    Anti-personnel mines: international poll: public opinion largely in favour of total ban 24-04-1996 News Release 96/16 A poll conducted free of charge for the ICRC by institutes associated with the Gallup

    • 1996-04-24
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  • Irian Jaya, Indonesia: ICRC limits its role to giving aid to hostages

    Irian Jaya, Indonesia: ICRC limits its role to giving aid to hostages 09-05-1996 News Release 96/17 Geneva (ICRC) - On Thursday 9 May, after repeated attempts to secure the release on humanitarian grounds of 11

    • 1996-05-09
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  • Americas: OAS to promote respect for IHL

    Americas: OAS to promote respect for IHL 15-05-1996 News Release 96/19 A major step was taken on 10 May to improve compliance with international humanitarian law when ICRC President Cornelio Sommaruga and

    • 1996-05-15
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  • UN-ICRC: guidelines for UN Forces

    UN-ICRC: guidelines for UN Forces 15-05-1996 News Release 96/19 On 10 May in New York ICRC President Cornelio Sommaruga handed over to UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali a document entitled Guidelines

    • 1996-05-15
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