IRRC No. 112

Memorandum concerning the Dissemination in Latin America of Knowledge on the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949

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Following the conflict which broke out on 14 July 1969 between Honduras and El Salvador, the delegates of the International Committee of the Red Cross successfully intervened to arrange repatriation of prisoners of war and interned civilians detained by each of the Parties to the conflict. These operations were completed on 6 October 1969 when the last Honduran civilians detained in El Salvador were repatriated.

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