The protection of the red cross, red crescent and red crystal emblems – Factsheet

25 March 2014

Factsheet on the protection granted by international humanitarian law to Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Emblems. In particular, the following questions/topics are addressed: the protection of the emblems under the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols; domestic measures to regulate emblem usage and prevent abuse; the necessity of protecting the emblems; further information.

The Protection of the Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Emblems – Factsheet

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