Tag: International Committee of the Red Cross

‘We Urge You For Mercy’ – Red Cross Begs For The Rescue Of Health Workers From Boko Haram As Deadline Approaches

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has appealed to the federal government to avert the killing of female health workers abducted by Boko Haram. In September, the insurgent group killed Saifura Ahmed, one of the three humanitarian workers abducted in Rann, Kala Balge local government area of Borno. While[Read More…]

Update: How ICRC Facilitated hand-over of Unimaid Lecturers, Police Women from Boko Haram

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) facilitated the handover — from the armed opposition to the Nigerian military — of 10 women police officers and three university professors.. This operation in north-east Nigeria, with the ICRC acting as a neutral intermediary, was carried out at the request of[Read More…]