Red Crescent

This Is Not The First Attack On Aid Workers In Syria - But It Must Be The Last

Mike Adamson | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK
Mike Adamson

Volunteers are not collateral damage. They are not acceptable targets when a ceasefire ends. Ceasefire or no, the rules of international humanitarian law still apply. Safe access must mean safe access. Guarantees given by fighting parties must be honoured. This recent attack has horrified people across the world. It has also denied 78,000 people of much-needed aid. These attacks cannot and must not continue. We call for all aid workers to be respected and protected. This, sadly, may not be the first time aid workers have been attacked. But it should be - it must be - the last.

Syria - What Next?

David Peppiatt | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK
David Peppiatt

There's a perception amongst some in the outside world that the situation in Syria is better now. It's not. The 'cessation of violence' does not, as some report, equate to a ceasefire. Even in areas that have experienced a respite from the constant thud of mortars, the eerie silence that remains reveals another problem. How do people come back and pick up the pieces?

Syria Rescue Attempt Of Wounded Journalists Fails

Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Attempts to evacuate two wounded journalists from the besieged city of Homs failed again on Monday night as ambulances carrying injured civilians left...

Syria: Red Cross Attempting To Bring Field Ambulances Into Homs

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has begun to evacuate wounded journalists from the embattled Syrian city of Homs, according to rep...