Prisoners’ objects: The collection of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

08 February 2018 Roger Mayou

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has a unique collection of prisoners' objects – items made by conflict-related detainees and given to International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegates who, in keeping with the ICRC's mandate under the Geneva Conventions, were visiting the prisons.

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Roger Mayou
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

Roger Mayou is Director of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.