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  • Colombia: four Chinese nationals released

    Geneva / Bogotá (ICRC) – Four Chinese nationals were handed over today to delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). They were released by an unidentified group in a rural part of San

    • 2012-11-22
    • News Release
  • Colombia: assistance for civilians affected by fighting in Chocó

    Bogotá / Quibdó (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) distributed food on 13 March to some 350 people who had fled two districts of Vigía del Fuerte municipality, in Chocó department

    • 2012-03-13
    • News Release
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  • Colombia: four soldiers and six police officers released by FARC-EP

    Villavicencio / Bogotá (ICRC) – In the last few hours, in a rural area on the border between Meta and Guaviare departments, the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) released four soldiers and six

    • 2012-04-02
    • News Release
  • Iraq/Kuwait: accounting for missing people remains a priority

    Baghdad/Kuwait/Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) today chaired the 35th meeting of the Tripartite Commission, the purpose of which is to ascertain the fate of persons who went

    • 2012-06-06
    • News Release
  • United States: ICRC president holds high-level talks

    Geneva/Washington (ICRC) – The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jakob Kellenberger, has arrived in Washington for a two-day visit during which he will hold talks with senior US

    • 2012-03-28
    • News Release
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  • Colombia: ELN releases three

    Bogotá/Geneva (ICRC) – Three Colombian nationals held by the National Liberation Army (ELN, Ejército de Liberación Nacional) were today handed over to a commission made up of the ICRC, the Catholic church and

    • 2013-11-04
    • News Release
  • Colombia: Emergency relief for 14,000 people in Antioquia

    Bogotá/Geneva (ICRC) – The ICRC and the Colombian Red Cross have delivered aid to around 14,000 people in the town of Puerto Claver and in rural settlements around the city of El Bagre, Antioquia department

    • 2013-11-26
    • News Release
  • Colombia: ICRC facilitates release of police officer

    Bogotá (ICRC) – Police officer Harrison Estiven Giraldo was released today by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) into the care of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Colombia

    • 2012-01-23
    • News Release
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  • Colombia: FARC-EP frees United States citizen

    Bogotá/Washington/Geneva (ICRC) – United States citizen, Kevin Scott Sutay, held by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) since 20 June 2013 has been released into the care of a

    • 2013-10-27
    • News Release
  • United States: Head of operations completes US visit

    The director of operations of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Pierre Krähenbühl, has wrapped up a week-long official visit to the United States capital, Washington DC. United States: Head

    • 2013-12-12
    • News Release
  • Nuclear weapons: Overdue debate on long-term impact begins

    Mexico/Geneva - States must ensure that nuclear weapons are never used again, according to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, which will take this message to the Second Conference on the

    • 2014-02-13
    • News Release
  • Peru/Ecuador: ICRC appeals to the warring parties

    Peru/Ecuador: ICRC appeals to the warring parties 01-02-1995 News Release 5 In a memorandum sent to the governments of Peru and Ecuador on 30 January, following several days of hostilities between the two

    • 1995-02-01
    • News Release
    • Archived page
  • Haiti: update on the humanitarian situation

    Haiti: update on the humanitarian situation 17-05-1995 News Release 20 On 1 April the Multinational Forces handed over responsibility to the United Nations Mission for Haiti, which is composed of 6,000 peace

    • 1995-05-17
    • News Release
    • Archived page
  • Chiapas: ICRC continues assistance to civilian population

    Chiapas: ICRC continues assistance to civilian population 16-03-1995 News Release 95/6 Geneva (ICRC) - In view of the latest developments in Chiapas, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has

    • 1995-03-16
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Ecuador/Peru: landmines: the legacy of war

    Ecuador/Peru: landmines: the legacy of war 01-06-1995 News Release 22 During the conflict that broke out in January of this year between Ecuador and Peru, some 60,000 landmines were laid in the southern border

    • 1995-06-01
    • News Release
    • Archived page
  • Ecuador/Peru: ICRC calls for compliance with Geneva conventions

    Ecuador/Peru: ICRC calls for compliance with Geneva conventions 08-06-1995 News Release 95/21 Geneva (ICRC) -   Despite repeated approaches by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the ongoing

    • 1995-06-08
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Ecuador-Peru: Simultaneous release of detainees

    Ecuador-Peru: Simultaneous release of detainees 30-06-1995 News Release 29 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) had been approached as a neutral intermediary by the authorities

    • 1995-06-30
    • News Release
    • Archived page
  • Mexico: ICRC to end operations in Chiapas

    Mexico: ICRC to end operations in Chiapas 09-08-1995 News Release 32 At the invitation of the Mexican Government, ICRC President Cornelio Sommaruga visited that country from 1 to 4 August. There he met with

    • 1995-08-09
    • News Release
    • Archived page
  • Colombia: violence in Urabá

    Colombia: violence in Urabá 19-10-1995 News Release 42 Abject poverty, the absence of social services and clashes between various armed groups are the main factors that have unleashed a deadly wave of violence

    • 1995-10-19
    • News Release
    • Archived page
  • Chile: new cooperation agreement

    Chile: new cooperation agreement 23-11-1995 News Release 47 Earlier this month the ICRC regional delegate for Latin America travelled to Santiago de Chile to sign, with the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    • 1995-11-23
    • News Release
    • Archived page
  • 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
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Hostages crisis in Peru: ICRC takes humanitarian action

    Hostages crisis in Peru: ICRC takes humanitarian action 19-12-1996 News Release 96/39 Geneva (ICRC) - The head of the International Committee of the Red  Cross  (ICRC) delegation in Peru, Michel Minnig, was

    • 1996-12-19
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Peru: ICRC maintains assistance to hostages

    Peru: ICRC maintains assistance to hostages 20-02-1997 News Release 97/07 Seventy-two of the people taken hostage on 17 December 1996, when members of the Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement (MRTA) occupied the

    • 1997-02-20
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Peru: ICRC's position regarding ad hoc Commission

    Peru: ICRC's position regarding ad hoc Commission 24-03-1997 News Release 97/07 Geneva (ICRC) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has taken note of the establishment in Peru of an ad hoc

    • 1997-03-24
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno
  • Peru: Assistance for displaced villagers

    Peru: Assistance for displaced villagers 17-09-1997 News Release 97/36 Following an outbreak of armed violence during the last week of August near the town of Tingo María, in the district of Beraun, close to 1

    • 1997-09-17
    • News Release
    • Archived page
    • serialno

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