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by Alvin Heims, 29 Nov 1999
image by Nicolas Deprez, 13 September 2005
As per the daily Swiss paper "24 Heures" of yesterday the International
Committee of the Red Cross is planning a new flag. This new one is to avoid
distinction between Christians and Muslims. As you can see, the project is very
simple for everyone and without any distinctive religious items.
Nicolas Deprez, 13 September 2005
I believe this has been under discussion for some time- at least five years.
It's more often referred to as the Red Diamond.
Nathan Lamm, 13 September 2005
image by Ivan Sache, 10 March 2006
The magazine "Géo" (171, May 1993) shows a picture taken in Somalia
during a mission of the ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross).
A truck embarking food on a beach is identified with a white square
flag charged with the red cross and the black letters I C R C in the
"cantons" of the cross. Another picture shows a similar emblem painted
on the white wall on the hospital of Keysaney, Somalia.
Ivan Sache, 10 March 2006