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Philippines: protecting the lives and dignity of detainees

Photos by James Nachtwey

17-11-2009 Film

James Nachtwey, a well-respected war photographer, went to the Philippines in 2009 for the the ICRC. He witnessed the hardships of some of the country's most vulnerable people: detainees and people displaced by conflict. For more than 17 years, the ICRC has been visiting people detained in connection with armed conflicts and other situations of violence in the Philippines.



  • Copyright: J. Nachtwey/ICRC
  • Release year: 2009
  • Production locations: Philippines
  • Running time: 5'43''

This video was produced for the "One World Your Move" 2009 campaign