Drawing on archives recently opened to the public, this study provides a broad chronological and geographic overview of the ICRC's activities from 1966 to 1975 and traces the development of its policy on visits to political prisoners.
As the pressure on our resources continues to grow, we need more funds to help the increasing number of men, women and children around the world who find themselves caught in the crossfire of conflict.
Is torture wrong or part of war? If the laws of war were better respected, would civilians flee their countries? Is attacking hospitals, ambulances and health-care workers wrong or part of war?