Red Crescent

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Red Crescent

n.
1. An affiliate of the Red Cross operating in a primarily Muslim country.
2. The crescent-shaped emblem of such an affiliate.
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He added: "As a humanitarian organisation, and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, it is our duty to support the Mali Red Cross in helping the people of Mali during these difficult times."
The conference brings together representatives of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the world's largest humanitarian network and of 194 States party to the Geneva Conventions."On the whole, international humanitarian law remains appropriate for regulating how parties to a conflict must behave," said Philip Spoerri, director for international law at the ICRC introducing this idea."However, in our consultations with States prior to this conference, we identified weaknesses in the legal framework that we want to address.
The sites launch in 2009 coincides with the 150th anniversary of the battle of Solferino, which led to the creation of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
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ISLAMABAD, 07 May , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said the government is committed to continue supporting efforts of International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement in coping with natural and man made natural disasters.
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The sites launch in 2009 coincides with the 150th anniversary of the battle of Solferino, which led to the creation of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has planned a number of activities to mark the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day falling on May 8 (Friday).

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