Putting the ‘Human’ in International Humanitarian Law

By Lani Luong-Kha, IHL Youth Advocate Smoke billows while you watch, shock settling in, as soldiers fall around you. You wonder how this country will rebuild from these horrors. You wonder why this country has to be witness to these horrors at all. The year is 1859, and you are Henry Dunant in the midst of the Battle of Solferino. Moved by this battle, Dunant later laid the framework for the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Geneva...

Human Flow

 By Carly Klein, Los Angeles Region Americorps Member   This March, the Red Cross Los Angeles Region International Services Team hosted two humanitarian documentary screenings of the film Human Flow.  Renowned filmmaker Ai Weiwei released Human Flow in 2017. Human Flow documents the global refugee and migration crisis through a unique, compassionate, and elegant perspective. Filmed over the course of a year in 23 countries, the documentary...

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