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Towards a comprehensive solution to the question of emblem Booklet - February 29, 2016

By Francois Bugnion (Author)


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Since they were adopted, the red cross and red crescent emblems have provided protection to millions of war victims but they have also given rise to repeated difficulties and virtually continuous debate. This article outlines the history and assesses the prospects for resolving an issue of concern to the States party to the 1949 Geneva Conventions. The author relates the debate over the years as far as December 2003.

Published : 2005