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South Asia Meet in Colombo on IHL

South Asia Meet in Colombo on IHL

More than 40 participants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Iran came together to study international humanitarian law.

PII-ICRC Awards 2017: Entries invited

PII-ICRC Awards 2017: Entries invited

The theme for this year is ‘Living with Disability – Triumphs and Challenges’. The top three entries in each category would receive ₹60,000, ₹40,000 and ₹25,000 respectively.

Iraq, Syria and Yemen: Five Times More Civilians Die in City Offensives, New Report Finds

Iraq, Syria and Yemen: Five Times More Civilians Die in City Offensives, New Report Finds

A new ICRC report, called ‘I Saw My City Die‘, reveals five times more civilians die in offensives carried out in cities than in other battles.

Reflections on the Birth of the (new) Bhutan Red Cross Society

Reflections on the Birth of the (new) Bhutan Red Cross Society

Nestled in the Himalayas, sitting between India and China, the Kingdom of Bhutan is one of the least populous and most stunning nations in South Asia.  The 8th May 2017 ...

“I Will Come Back… More Confident” – Marmendu’s Story Two Years On from Nepal Earthquake

“I Will Come Back… More Confident” – Marmendu’s Story Two Years On from Nepal Earthquake

Two years ago, Marmendu Tamang’s world changed in just a few minutes. Today, she talks of this being end of life as she knew it but also as a new beginning ...

The Four Things We Must Do to Reduce Suffering in Syria

The Four Things We Must Do to Reduce Suffering in Syria

Peter Maurer, ICRC President: The scenes that my colleagues witnessed in Aleppo were truly heart-breaking. A family of six orphan children wandering around the bombed-out landscape, lost. The eldest: a ...