Tag Archives: Red Cross

ICRC: Situation remains difficult for population of Bani Walid

ICRC, 26th October 2012 The humanitarian situation remains difficult for the people of Bani Walid in Libya. To help those who fled the city after heavy clashes this week, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is working with … Continue reading

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Libya: wounded patients evacuated from Sirte hospital

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) evacuated three war-wounded people from Ibn Sina hospital in Sirte to a field hospital on the other side of the front line on 6 October 2011. It benefited from a lull in … Continue reading

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Life under NATO\’rebel’ siege “unimaginable”

Fleeing besieged Sirte, Ali Durgham couldn’t stop the tears as he described how his father had been killed by a stray shell as he walked to the mosque with his brother. “He died in my arms,” Durgham said. “I buried … Continue reading

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NATO/’rebels’ continue to illegally block aid to the people of Sirte

‘Rebels’ open fire in an attempt to stop Red Cross aid convoy entering the besieged city of Sirte. Sirte has been subjected to relentless NATO airstrikes, ‘rebel’ ground offences and the illegal cutting off of water, electricity and food. Despite … Continue reading

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