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Daniel, George, Lucky & Co.
Liberia, 1999 - a country weakened by years of horrific
war. The ICRC organized a series of concerts, sporting and
other events designed to foster respect for humanitarian
principles and the Geneva Conventions:
- a unique football match illustrating the need to observe the
'rules of the game' and featuring George Weah, a native of
Liberia who was crowned FIFA World Player of the Year 1995;
- an open-air concert given by Lucky Dube - the first
international star to perform in Liberia since the war -
before an audience bringing together civilians and military
- the unveiling of a statue, the work of Liberian artists, in
Monrovia's main square, to mark the 50th anniversary of the
The ICRC also set up role-playing and other practical
exercises for the military to demonstrate the application of
international humanitarian law.
Available from the ICRC in English and French. VHS. Sfr. 20.
Federation and ICRC, 1999
Shows the Red Cross, Red Crescent Movement's response to
the Kosovo crisis and its aftermath. It recalls the exodus of
the Kosovo Albanian refugees from Kosovo in March and April
1999. It shows the support given by the Movement to the
refugees living with host families and in camps and collective
centres. It traces their return to Kosovo in mid-June and the
subsequent exodus of Serbs and Roma.
Running time: 9 minutes. Available from the Federation or the
ICRC in English, French, Spanish, and Arabic. VHS/Betacam.
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