3 edition of Protection of the name and emblem of the Red Cross. found in the catalog.
Protection of the name and emblem of the Red Cross.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
|LC Classifications||HV578 .A5 1942f|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 433 p. incl. tables.|
|Number of Pages||433|
|LC Control Number||42019422|
A Greek red cross against a white background is a trademark of the Johnson & Johnson healthcare company. It shared use of the symbol with the Red Cross organization. Unauthorised use of the Red Cross emblem may constitute a criminal offence under the Geneva Conventions Act You must not do anything which might bring Red Cross, the Red Cross emblem, or the Red Cross Red Crescent movement into disrepute, or which might tarnish the prestige or reduce respect for the Red Cross emblem.
found the American Red Cross and also advocate for the U.S. ratification of the first Geneva Convention. April Polish Red Cross Summary of the Geneva Conventions of and Their Additional Protocols H Overview: Protecting the Vulnerable in War International humanitarian law (IHL) is a set of rules that seek for humanitarian. With the exception of the cases mentioned in the following paragraphs of the present Article, the emblem of the red cross on a white ground and the words “Red Cross” or “Geneva Cross” may not be employed, either in time of peace or in time of war, except to indicate or to protect the medical units and establishments, the personnel and material protected by the present .
What is the emblem debate all about? The red cross and red crescent emblems are used in different countries: to protect medical personnel, buildings and equipment in time of armed conflict and to identify national Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The Red Cross emblem carries profound significance. By its proper use it saves lives. In times of conflict it is the visible sign of the protection conferred by the Geneva Conventions. In peace time it indicates that a person or object is linked to the Red Cross movement and its fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, independence.
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Protection of the name and emblem of the Red Cross: hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, on H.R.
and documents relating to H.R. a bill to implement Article 28 of the convention signed at Geneva on Jand proclaimed by the President on August 4, (47 Stat.). PART III: PROTECTION OF THE RED CROSS EMBLEM AND NAME Section The Red Cross emblem and name shall be protected by the instruments in force relating to registered trademarks and patterns.
Section 11 (1) The Cameroon Red Cross shall have the exclusive right to use the Red Cross identification emblem and name throughout the national territory. Factsheet on the protection granted by international humanitarian law to Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal particular, the following questions/topics are addressed: the protection of the emblems under the Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols; domestic measures to regulate emblem usage and prevent abuse; the necessity of.
Cameroon, Law on the Protection of the Emblem and the Name “Red Cross” United Kingdom, Misuse of the Emblem Saudi Arabia, Use of the Red Cross Emblem by United States Forces. The Protection of the Red Cross, Red Crescent and Red Crystal Emblems When placed against a white background, the red cross and red crescent are two of the very few symbols which are immediately recognised by people throughout the world.
Although originally created to identify the medical services of the armed. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.
The movement consists of several distinct organizations that Focus: Humanitarianism. The Red Cross on white background was the original protection symbol declared at the Geneva Convention. The ideas to introduce a uniform and neutral protection symbol as well as its specific design originally came from Dr.
Louis Appia, a Swiss surgeon, and Swiss General Henri Dufour, founding members of the International Committee. The red cross symbolizes as an. Using the Red Cross emblem During World War One (WWI), the Red Cross emblem was used by ambulances and medical personnel to protect the sick and wounded in accordance with the Geneva Conventions.
The red cross emblem continues to be used as protection today. The Red Cross emblem may be used as a sign of indication, affiliation and protection, in accordance with Geneva Conventions and in cases and under conditions provided by this law.
Article 4 The right to use the red cross emblem is entitled only to the Croatian Red Cross, as to a national, humanitarian. Protection of the name and emblem of the Red Cross Hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-seventh Congress, second session, on H.R.
and documents relating to H.R.a bill to implement article 28 of the convention signed at Geneva on Jand proclaimed by the President on August 4, (47 Stat.
). Protecting the Red Cross emblem. In Sri Lanka, the emblem of the Red Cross is often misused due to a lack of knowledge and understanding of its application.
Many wrongly believe that it represents medical practices or pharmaceutical services. The Red Cross is a universally recognised symbol. Furthermore, National Red Cross (Red Crescent, Red Lion and Sun) Societies may, in time of peace, in accordance with their national legislation, make use of the name and emblem of the Red Cross for their other activities which are in conformity with the principles laid down by the International Red Cross Conferences.
The Red Cross logo was designed by Henri Dunant in In order to avoid “semantic noise,” the International Red Cross uses the Red Crescent name and trademark in some Arab World countries that have a predominantly Muslim population. Origin of the emblems.
The Red Cross emblem is an inversion of the Swiss flag (the flag is a white cross. The emblem of a red cross on a white background is a sign of protection under the Geneva Conventions.
It is not a religious symbol. The red cross, red crescent and red crystal are symbols of protection. International law protects the people who wear them, and the buildings and transport which.
For over years, the red cross emblem has bought hope and protection and medical care/relief to millions of people caught up in the worst of armed conflict. It is a unique international symbol, and it saves lives. Red Cross is a term commonly used to refer to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious worldwide humanitarian organization that works for the protection of human life & health, alleviation of human suffering, assistance of people in crisis and safeguarding of human dignity.
The Emblem of the Red Cross A brief history by F. Bugnion "It was neither Dunant's desire not that of his collaborators, nor that of the countries participating in the Geneva Convention that the work and emblem of the Red Cross should bear a religious stamp, or be in any way attached to a given set of philosophical ideas.
On the contrary, theCited by: 5. The Irish Red Cross is charged with following up on misuse. All national societies take this role seriously because abuse of the emblem could undermine its effect at times of conflict, thereby jeopardising the lives of those assisted by, or volunteering for the Red Cross.
Those responsible may be unaware that use of the red cross emblem is restricted under the Geneva Conventions for the Protection of War Victims of 12 Augustand that unauthorised use of this Author: Steven Petite. Shop the Red Cross collection of stylish branded back packs and tote bags in various colors and styles, including day totes and drawstring bags.
The red crystal was developed to offer an additional emblem of humanitarian protection. At times the red cross and red crescent have incorrectly been perceived as carrying religious or political.The Four Geneva Conventions of are adopted. This marks the end of a diplomatic conference at which governments met to revise the existing Geneva Conventions and add a fourth convention dedicated to the protection of civilians.
This signals the beginning of contemporary international humanitarian law (known as the laws of war, or IHL). Reason: Red Cross requested us to delete all images with "red cross" signs From my Google research: "The red cross on a background of white is an international symbol of humanity and the use of this emblem is spelled out in international treaty and .