Rwanda genocide photos exhibited at Russia State Museum of Contemporary History
MOSCOW, September 3, The International Committee of the Red Cross, TASS News Agency in collaboration with the Russia State Museum of Contemporary History opened an exhibition entitled “Lost man in the Flames of War” where several photos from archival images to recent wars pictures are being displayed for visitors. The exhibition has been organized as a part of series of activities marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
"The lens of the camera captured the war of the twentieth century: the First World war, the Soviet-Finnish and World War II, the armed conflicts in Vietnam, Afghanistan, Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia and current events in Libya, Yemen, Syria and Ukraine. All this time, Red Cross worked to save the wounded, tracing and repatriation of prisoners of war, the preparation of health teams, donating food items and the organization "- stated the Head of the ICRC Regional Office based in Moscow.
The exhibition includes rare archival photographs from the collections of the Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, TASS news agency and the International Committee of the Red Cross.
"They depicted the cruelty, pain and suffering - an integral part of any war, and examples of true humanism, compassion and dedication with which members of the Russian and the Soviet Red Cross, the ICRC, as well as all the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement help those in need people ", - concluded the project's organizers.