Picture of the day: Humanitarian space

Humanitarian space in Afghanistan

Every Red Cross vehicle in the world is emblazoned with a logo of a Kalashnikov with a red line through it - No Guns on Board. The Red Cross symbol alone should - but alas is not - be the only protection aid workers need, as the Red Cross (or Crescent) symbol is enshrined in international law signifying that the bearer takes no part in hostilities. (Full)

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Picture courtesy Paul Conneally, a fellow aid worker and blogger


melchior 05 June, 2009 13:27  

this image was part of a hoax from the 2006 war between israel and lebanon...

Peter 05 June, 2009 13:45  


Ooops.. that is interesting.. do you have any sources for that? By itself, it makes an interesting story...

(if it is from that area, I wonder why the roof has a cross and not a red crescent)... Curious to know more about this..


A Lady's Life 05 June, 2009 20:20  

Yes sometimes having a RED Cross is not enough. What can you do.

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