In the name of Humanity, the Iraqi Red Crescent Society calls for releasing the Japanese hostage

The Iraqi Red Crescent Society (IRCS) called for releasing the Japanese hostage (King Ghono), who was kidnapped while ago with his colleague, the second one (his colleague) was killed several days ago. IRCS said in a statement that the use of civilians as hostages considering as a violation of the religious teachings and its values, adding to the humanitarian laws that call to spare civilians from armed conflicts as well as not to use them as hostages and bargain with their lives and killing them. IRCS stress on the need to common the local and international efforts in order to rescue victims whom their humanity deprived had been violated as IRCS considered the threat to kill Japanese hostage (King Ghono), after killing his colleague, is as a very brutal matter.
Therefore, IRCS calling again not to re-recurrence the crime and to release all the hostages, as some of media and websites broadcast video that shows the Japanese hostage calls for assistance regarding his release

About Iraqi Red Crescent Society

An independent national humanitarian society that works to reduce the suffering and pain of people without discrimination during the peace and war , natural disasters and non-natural disasters , it is also considered one of the most activist societies in the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent. The work of the society depends on the principle of voluntary work which considered the base in IRCS work , that the voluntary service is embodied the fundamental principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent international movement which considered volunteers the basic block in the society work , that the voluntary relief doesn’t work for any interest or seek for any profit .

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