IRRC No. 272

The red cross and red crescent emblems: what is at stake

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The emblems of the red cross and the red crescent are both the strength and the weakness of the Movement.They are its strength because, being the visible and respected symbols of relief to war victims, over the past 125 years they have enabled the Movement to provide protection, assistance and human warmth to millions of wounded persons, prisoners, families and children during the most terrible conflicts mankind has ever known. They are the strength of our Movement because all over the world the image they convey is one of humanity and compassion.

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