IRRC No. 910 22 articles

Memory and war

There are a wide range of humanitarian issues related to remembering armed conflict: From the long-term impact of hostilities on both civilians and members of armed forces, to missing persons, to the prospects for transitional justice and reconciliation, just to name a few. In this edition, the Review unpacks the ways individual and collective memory of armed conflict impacts the lives of those affected and looks at some commemoration and remembrance practices implemented by authorities and communities.

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Dating back to 1869, the International Review of the Red Cross is the oldest international publication devoted to humanitarian law and action. Its archives represent a precious primary source on the history of the ICRC and of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, but also on the development of humanitarian law and action at large. To mark the occasion of its 150th anniversary, the journal produced a special edition exploring how the journal reflects the evolution of warfare and humanitarian action over the past century and a half. 

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