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Kidnapping of Iranian Red Crescent delegation

Kidnapping of Iranian Red Crescent delegation

On Tuesday 31 July at one o’clock in the morning, a group of armed people kidnapped a seven member delegation from the Iranian Red Crescent while they were leaving the headquarters of the Libyan Red Crescent in Banghazi. The delegation was on its way to the hotel 'Tibsti' where the delegation was staying. The delegation was being transported to its hotel in a car of the Libyan Red Crescent driv...

Libyan Red Crescent uses play to restore a little bit of normality after the conflict

Libyan Red Crescent uses play to restore a little bit of normality after the conflict

2011 was a dramatic, and traumatic year for the people of Libya, making the deployment of psychosocial support one of the most important aspects of the National Society’s work.

Volunteers on the frontline tell of a new Solferino in Libya

Volunteers on the frontline tell of a new Solferino in Libya

While much needs to be rebuilt in post-Gaddafi Libya, the roots and branches of the National Society remain solid. Volunteers, often involved for many years, have grown up with the Libyan Red Crescent as their second family.

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Address:

P.O. Box 541
Benghazi

Contact Information:

Tel: (218) (61) 909 5202/909 5152/908 1582
Fax: (218) (61) 909 5829
Email: libyan_redcrescent@libyanmail.net
Web: http://www.lrc.org.ly

Language of correspondence: Arabic

People:

  • President: Dr. Maher DAOUB
  • Vice-President: Mr Mustafa WALI
  • President of the steering Committee: Mr Moustafa KNEIFER
  • Secretary General: Mr Mustafa Hassan KHNAIFER
  • Head of International Relations Department: Dr. Fawzi ALZWAI

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