News and updates about ICRC

The Ukrainian woman the Red Cross abandoned

Police officer Mariana Checheliuk spent two years being tortured in Russian captivity after the Red Cross broke its promise to protect her family.

The Ukrainian woman the Red Cross abandoned

Britain's ultimatum:

Israel must allow Red Cross visits to terrorists

If the demand is not met, Britain will end arms sales to Israel and support a similar embargo for all of Europe.

Israel must allow Red Cross visits to terrorists

Red Cross claims:

'Both Israel and Hamas refuse prisoner visits'

The Red Cross's Middle East director says that the decision from both sides is unacceptable.

'Both Israel and Hamas refuse prisoner visits'

Amid the war:

Israel to give in to the Red Cross

Despite the organization not giving any information about the Israeli civilians held hostage by Hamas, Israel will disclose information to the Red Cross about Gazans in Israeli prisons.

Israel to give in to the Red Cross

Red Cross not providing medications to hostages

ICRC denies Hamas' claim it is in charge of ensuring medicines get to the Israeli hostages, leaving it unclear who will provide the medications to those who need them.

Red Cross not providing medications to hostages

Plane with medications for hostages lands in Egypt

Qatari military plane carrying medications for hostages lands in Egypt, with second plane to follow soon.

Plane with medications for hostages lands in Egypt

Red Cross VP:

Hostage-taking strictly prohibited under int'l law

VP of the International Committee of the Red Cross stresses: 'Hostage-taking is strictly prohibited under international humanitarian law, ICRC keeps calling for all hostages must be released immediately and unconditionally. Every day counts.'

Hostage-taking strictly prohibited under int'l law

Do not hold your breath: Red Cross and the hostages

The Red Cross indulged in Holocaust Denial while Jews were being gassed, so why should they care about Israeli hostages in Gaza? Op-ed.

Do not hold your breath: Red Cross and the hostages

Red Cross:

'Our goal is to alleviate suffering on all sides'

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) responds to allegations it told families of Israeli hostages that they should think of the suffering of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza.

'Our goal is to alleviate suffering on all sides'

The Red Cross is an utter, hypocritical failure

In Toronto, they hid behind locked doors when we came. Hard to beleive they wrote the Geneva Conventions. Opinion.

The Red Cross is an utter, hypocritical failure

So drunk on hate they can't see straight

How low the UN and Red Cross have fallen. Hamas killed an Arab boy, Ahmed Poola, as he took aid from a truck. No UN reaction. Op-ed.

So drunk on hate they can't see straight

Controversial former UNRWA chief to serve as Red Cross Dir.-Gen.

Red Cross appoints Pierre Krahenbuhl, who resigned as UNRWA chief amid ethical abuse probe, as as its next director-general.

Controversial former UNRWA chief to serve as Red Cross Dir.-Gen.

Father of hostage:

'The Red Cross refuses to take the medicines my son needs'

Families of hostages demand that the Red Cross do its job and visit the hostages being held by Hamas.

'The Red Cross refuses to take the medicines my son needs'

Netanyahu to Red Cross:

'You have every right and expectation to pressure Hamas'

President Herzog and Prime Minister Netanyahu meeet with Red Cross president Mirjana Spoljaric, demand she work to free the hostages.

'You have every right and expectation to pressure Hamas'

Comedian Michael Rapaport:

'Red Cross, you're behaving like a taxicab'

Comedian Michael Rapaport tears into the Red Cross and UNICEF for their conduct towards Israel's hostages.

'Red Cross, you're behaving like a taxicab'

Red Cross president to visit Israel

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross expected to meet Herzog, Netanyahu, and families of hostages still held by Hamas.

Red Cross president to visit Israel

Netanyahu asks Putin to pressure Red Cross to visit hostages

Israeli PM criticizes Russia's support for Hamas in conversation with President Putin.

Netanyahu asks Putin to pressure Red Cross to visit hostages

Red Cross tells hostage's parents: 'Think of the Palestinians'

Family of woman held by Hamas without her needed medication shocked when ICRC criticizes them for caring about their daughter.

Red Cross tells hostage's parents: 'Think of the Palestinians'

After Gaza visit:

Red Cross president mentions hostages in passing

Red Cross president Mirjana Spoljaric releases video from Gaza, but mostly focuses on Gazans and not on hostages held by Hamas.

Red Cross president mentions hostages in passing

Report:

Red Cross president to visit Gaza

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross will visit the Gaza Strip, promote Red Cross visit to hostages held by Hamas.

Red Cross president to visit Gaza

Hostages' families urge Red Cross to take action

Family members of American citizens held in Gaza call on Red Cross to deliver life-saving care to the hostages immediately.

Hostages' families urge Red Cross to take action

Health Minister:

'Red Cross needs to give hope to hostages' families'

Health Minister Uriel Busso blasts Red Cross which has still not met the Israeli hostages being held by Hamas.

'Red Cross needs to give hope to hostages' families'

The Red Cross has Jewish blood on its hands

Ignoring a family’s pleas to provide their elderly mother with medication, not nsisting on seeing hostages-the Red Cross is useless. Op-ed.

The Red Cross has Jewish blood on its hands

These are the 10 hostages who were freed today

Fifth group of hostages released after ceasefire extended by two days. 9 women and a 17-year-old girl are being released.

These are the 10 hostages who were freed today

Red Cross receives 4th group of freed hostages

9 children, 2 mothers on their way home as ceasefire extended for 2 days, allowing for release of 20 more hostages.

Red Cross receives 4th group of freed hostages

Daughter of freed hostage:

Red Cross refused to take medication for my mother

Daughter of Elma Avraham, 84-year-old in serious condition, says Red Cross refused to accept medication to pass to her mother.

Red Cross refused to take medication for my mother

Report: Hamas to free Russian-Israel hostage at Putin's request

Russian President Vladimir Putin is reported to have interceded to secure the release of an additional Israeli with Russian citizenship.

Report: Hamas to free Russian-Israel hostage at Putin's request

49 days later:

First group of hostages returns to Israel

Hamas releases first batch of 13 hostages as agreed upon in ceasefire deal. Israel releases 39 security prisoners.

First group of hostages returns to Israel

Watch:

Hamas hands over hostages to the Red Cross

Footage released by Hamas shows Israeli and Thai hostages handed over to the Red Cross before their return to Israel.

Hamas hands over hostages to the Red Cross

'When it comes to Jewish blood, the Red Cross disappears'

Cousin of Shiri, whose family was abducted and her parents murdered: We will have to hold the Red Cross accountable for their silence.

'When it comes to Jewish blood, the Red Cross disappears'

Will the Red Cross finally do its job?

The Red Cross will finally visit Hamas hostages. But will the org.that failed in the Holocaust and failed Shalit protect Jews? Op-ed

Will the Red Cross finally do its job?

Elon Musk:

'All X revenue from war to go to Israeli hospitals & Red Cross'

Musk announces donations of all revenue related to war after 27 Democrats accuse X of profiting from accounts glorifying violence.

'All X revenue from war to go to Israeli hospitals & Red Cross'

Netanyahu:

'Red Cross to visit Hamas hostages, provide medical assistance'

For 1st time ever, the Red Cross will visit Israelis held hostage by Hamas, under terms of hostage deal.

'Red Cross to visit Hamas hostages, provide medical assistance'

Red Cross president meets Hamas leader Haniyeh in Qatar

The Red Cross has not been permitted to visit the more than 200 hostages who are held by Hamas in Gaza.

Red Cross president meets Hamas leader Haniyeh in Qatar

FM to Red Cross President:

You must demand a sign of life from the hostages

Foreign Minister Eli Cohen meets with President of the Red Cross, demands that the Red Cross demand a visit to the hostages held by Hamas.

You must demand a sign of life from the hostages

Netanyahu demands Red Cross act on behalf of hostages

Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks President of Red Cross, demands the Red Cross seek immediate release of Israeli hostages.

Netanyahu demands Red Cross act on behalf of hostages

FM Cohen:

'Red Cross must visit the hostages in Gaza'

Foreign Minister speaks to President of the Red Cross, demands the organization visit hostages being held by Hamas in Gaza.

'Red Cross must visit the hostages in Gaza'

ICRC requests access to detainees; IPS: Allow access to hostages

International Red Cross requests access to detainees in Israel; Israel Prison Service: Likewise, allow access to Israeli hostages in Gaza

ICRC requests access to detainees; IPS: Allow access to hostages

Ambassador Herzog:

'Order the return of all hostages unconditionally'

Israel’s Ambassador to the US visits Red Cross, delivers birthday greeting to 9-year-old Israeli boy being held hostage by Hamas.

'Order the return of all hostages unconditionally'

Report presented to Red Cross:

Hostages in immediate danger & unbearable suffering

Report presented today to International Red Cross representatives in Israel reveals the horrific situation.

Hostages in immediate danger & unbearable suffering

50 orgs demand Red Cross work to free Hamas hostages

Jerusalem Institute of Justice leads letter calling on International Committee of the Red Cross to do its job after Hamas massacre.

50 orgs demand Red Cross work to free Hamas hostages

MDA, International Red Cross agree to continue cooperation

Magen David Adom, Red Cross sign agreement to cooperate on improving emergency preparedness, strengthening resilience to disasters.

MDA, International Red Cross agree to continue cooperation

150 dead in storm in Libya

Tropical storm Daniel has left 150 dead and considerable property damage in several Libyan cities.

150 dead in storm in Libya

Red Cross attacks Israel at same time as Tel Aviv attack

International Committee of the Red Cross publishes statement criticizing Jenin counterterror op at same time as ramming attack.

Red Cross attacks Israel at same time as Tel Aviv attack

Red Cross team unable to enter Mariupol to help residents leave

A Red Cross team was unable to enter Mariupol, Ukraine as the war-torn city’s citizens look for help in leaving.

Red Cross team unable to enter Mariupol to help residents leave

Khamenei Defense Advisor:

'We're ready to retaliate tenfold against any American action'

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s advisor on defense affairs: More American troops in region make for 'easy target' for Iran.

'We're ready to retaliate tenfold against any American action'

Red Cross: IDF fire causing 'unprecedented crisis'

Head of Red Cross Middle East division says treatment of those hurt in riots at Gaza border a 'crisis of unprecedented magnitude.'

Red Cross: IDF fire causing 'unprecedented crisis'

MDA shares knowledge with Ecuadorian Red Cross

Ecuador's Red Cross honors Israeli ambassador, MDA organization, citing assistance in building up Red Cross program.

MDA shares knowledge with Ecuadorian Red Cross

Disabled Gaza man did not die from IDF fire

IDF official says disabled Gazan Ibrahim Abu Toriya did not die from IDF fire, demands Red Cross investigate incident.

Disabled Gaza man did not die from IDF fire

IDF blocks Hamas efforts to retrieve terrorists from tunnel

IDF refuses to allow Hamas to collect the bodies of terrorists killed after Israel bombed terror tunnel on Monday.

IDF blocks Hamas efforts to retrieve terrorists from tunnel

Dutch Red Cross apologizes for failing Jews in WWII

Organization offers 'deep apologies' after being criticized by research institute for 'docilely following' Nazi instructions during WWII.

Dutch Red Cross apologizes for failing Jews in WWII

Red Cross chief warns of 'dire' situation in Gaza

Peter Maurer, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross, says conditions in Gaza are worsening by the day.

Red Cross chief warns of 'dire' situation in Gaza

Red Cross facilitates money to terrorists

Red Cross provides imprisoned terrorists with ability to appoint power of attorney and receive salaries directly to their bank accounts.

Red Cross facilitates money to terrorists

Red Cross to Hamas: Clarify fate of missing Israelis

International Committee of the Red Cross says Hamas must comply with its obligations under international humanitarian law.

Red Cross to Hamas: Clarify fate of missing Israelis

Arab League: Israel 'abusing' Palestinian prisoners

Arab League chief urges Red Cross to intervene and halt Israeli authorities' "abuse" of terrorist prisoners.

Arab League: Israel 'abusing' Palestinian prisoners

Red Cross: 'IDF has no orders to shoot to kill'

Red Cross head Jacques de Maio says Israel not violating human rights 'based on racial inferiority' and is not an apartheid state.

Red Cross: 'IDF has no orders to shoot to kill'

PA urges Red Cross to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

PA envoy to the UN calls on Red Cross to help end hunger strike by terrorist prisoners in Israeli jails.

PA urges Red Cross to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

100 killed as Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp

20 Red Cross workers among dead as air force jet on mission against Boko Haram accidentally bombs refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria.

100 killed as Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp

Red Cross on Aleppo: Myriads trapped, devastating urban conflict

Russia, U.S., ISIS, Hezbollah, Syria and others battle at expense of suffering civilian population.

Red Cross on Aleppo: Myriads trapped, devastating urban conflict

Red Cross cuts jailed Palestinian terrorists' family visits

After ICRC limits visits for prisoners due to funding, hundreds demonstrate at Jerusalem headquarters and PA demands a reversal.

Red Cross cuts jailed Palestinian terrorists' family visits