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omar can t wait to play with his brother again after this operation he will be able to walk again our surgeon
Omar can't wait to play with his brother again. After this operation he will be able to walk again.

Our surgeon Guiseppe is cheering him up.

Omar lives in Al Hol camp, #Syria, where two thirds of the population are children.
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@ICRC 14 hours
we talk about everything under the sun i am so grateful for her visits zayars wife visits him every day in s i
“We talk about everything under the sun. I am so grateful for her visits.”

Zayar’s wife visits him every day in #Myanmar’s Insein prison. But before the prison was rebuilt, talking to each other was almost impossible.

Everyone deserves to be able to speak to their family.
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@ICRC 17 hours
we helped nawals family rebuild their house now they can rebuild their home fighting in iraq destroyed their p
We helped Nawal’s family rebuild their house, now they can rebuild their home. 

Fighting in Iraq destroyed their previous house. 

Their story is not unusual.

Every day around the world, 37,000 people are forced to flee their homes.
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@ICRC 1 day
bachirou lost his mother in an attack 5 years ago since then he has been living in a refugee camp in chad toda
Bachirou lost his mother in an attack, 5 years ago.

Since then he has been living in a refugee camp in Chad.

Today Bachirou is going to be reunite with his grandmother.

*Every day, we reunite 3 families #MotivationMonday
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over 12 million refugees in the world are children an alarming number of them are being held in detention cent
Over 12 million refugees in the world are children. 

An alarming number of them are being held in detention centres.

Their crime? Seeking safety from persecution.
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alice is the mother of a missing 12 year old boy in uganda we ve waited a long time but our hopes of seeing my
Alice is the mother of a missing 12-year-old boy in Uganda.

"We've waited a long time, but our hopes of seeing my son coming back is fading.This is his goat. Even when I have nothing to eat, I make sure she is fed."

*Every 2 hours, we find a missing relative.
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sexual violence in war is a crime justice must be made available to every single survivor who wishes to seek i
Sexual violence in war is a crime.

Justice must be made available to every single survivor who wishes to seek it.

We demand a change in the attitudes that blame the survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, not the perpetrators.

More must be done!
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@ICRC 2 days
every 2 seconds 1 person is forced to flee their home every minute 25 people are forced to flee their home ov
-Every 2 seconds, 1 person is forced to flee their home.
-Every minute, 25 people are forced to flee their home.

Over 70 million people have been forced from their home.

That’s more than the entire population of the UK.
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imagine not knowing if your mother your father your brother or your sister was still alive every year tens of
Imagine not knowing if your mother, your father, your brother or your sister was still alive.

Every year, tens of thousands of people go missing searching for a better life.

We help families stay in touch along the migratory routes.
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@ICRC 3 days
what is a red cross message its a piece of paper delivered by our staff and volunteers its a last resort for p
What is a Red Cross Message?

-It’s a piece of paper delivered by our staff and volunteers.
-It’s a last resort for people to contact their families.
-It’s a lifeline for people in prison or separated by conflict.

-It’s hope.

Last year, we delivered more than 150,000.

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@ICRC 7 months
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if was 100 people 80 need aid to survive 60 have barely anything to eat 58 have no access to clean water 52 ha
If #Yemen was 100 people:

-80 need aid to survive.
-60 have barely anything to eat.
-58 have no access to clean water.
-52 have no access to health care.
-11 are severely malnourished.

But Yemen is not 100 people. It’s 27 million people.
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@ICRC 1 year
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the rules of war no targeting civilians no targeting civilians no targeting civilians no targeting civilians n
The rules of war:

No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
No targeting civilians.
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20 examples of when it s justifiable to torture an enemy combatant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 1
20 examples of when it's justifiable to torture an enemy combatant:

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Did we miss any? Didn't think so.

Torture isn't just unacceptable, it's illegal.

#GenevaConventions
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@ICRC 1 year
nothing stops our trucks from delivering aid in the democratic republic of the congo
Nothing stops our trucks from delivering aid in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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@ICRC 1 month
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do the geneva conventions apply in westeros for the the analysed every violation of international humanitarian
Do the Geneva Conventions apply in Westeros?

For the #GameOfThronesFinale the @RedCrossAU analysed every violation of international humanitarian law.

Over 70 #GameOfThrones episodes, over 100 war crimes.

Let’s go.
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@ICRC 2 years
in yemen its estimated that a child dies every 10 minutes from a preventable illness un
In #Yemen, it’s estimated that a child dies every 10 minutes from a preventable illness (@UN).
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@ICRC 8 months
over 7 months ago our colleagues hauwa and alice were abducted in northern nigeria we have been told in 24 hou
Over 7 months ago, our colleagues Hauwa and Alice were abducted in northern Nigeria. We have been told in 24 hours they will be executed.

We issue an urgent plea for their lives.

To their abductors: Please show mercy. Let them go home to their families.

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@ICRC 2 years
no time no place not ever the rules of war are clear genevaconventions
No time, no place, not ever. The rules of war are clear. #GenevaConventions
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@ICRC 1 year
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no words no photos no videos no stories no articles no quotes no tweets nothing nothing can begin to describe
No words.
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No quotes.
No tweets.

Nothing.

Nothing can begin to describe the seven years of hell the Syrian people have endured. #Syria7
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@ICRC 1 month
a landmine took ahmed s leg this is the moment he got back on his feet over 4000 civilians were killed or inju
A landmine took Ahmed's leg.

This is the moment he got back on his feet.

Over 4,000 civilians were killed or injured by explosives in Afghanistan last year. That’s over a third more than in 2017 and the most since 2010.
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