#112 ICRC and Darfur - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 14.12.07 | 04:24 (IST)

    "IRC sure as hell isn`t doing much for Darfur and the starvation in the camps. Bunch of jerks." What a horrible untrue claim to make. You should not spread such misinformation, it calls into question your other comments. The fact is, the ICRC has been in Sudan since mid 2004 when they beefed up to 80 staff in country and another 350 local staffers or so who were feeding and sheltering a quarter of a million refugees. As of October this year they've reported feeding and taking care of about 190,000 as well as hundreds of self-help programs including water purification, agricultural, and even workshops on international humanitarian law for militants. Israel and its daily human rights violations are simply just one more country in a long list that rights abusers the ICRC deals with. No bias, just fact.

    from the article: Red Cross: Israel worsening Palestinian humanitarian crisis
    First published 00:00 13.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.12.07
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