ICRC President arrives in the West Bank

ICRC President arrives in the West Bank

Geneva (ICRC) - Mirjana Spoljaric, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), arrived in the West Bank on Friday amid fears of a deepening escalation resulting in rising humanitarian needs. The West Bank is witnessing its most violent cycle in decades.
News release 15 December 2023 Israel and the occupied territories

President Spoljaric will meet the leadership of the Palestine Red Crescent Society to discuss efforts to assist communities suffering from the effects of conflict.

She will meet with health authorities as well as representatives of Palestinian detainees, to listen and share with them the ICRC’s persistent efforts to regain access to monitor their treatment in detention.

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