Protection of detainees: ICRC action behind bars

The protective effect of the ICRC's activities will depend above all on its ability to intervene on behalf of detainees by approaching the responsible authorities and, more generally, to overcome indifference.

About the author

Alain Aeschlimann

Alain Aeschlimann is the head of the Central Tracing Agency and Protection Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross

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