Confirmed: Colombia admits symbol misuse

While the army did rescue 15 hostages, there are potential safety implications for hundreds of other aid workers now. Learn more about the Geneva Conventions at the IFRC website.

We regret that this occurred,”

President Alvaro Uribe said in a speech following reports that the Red Cross emblem was displayed on a vest or T-shirt worn by a Colombian intelligence officer who took part in the rescue mission.

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One Response to “Confirmed: Colombia admits symbol misuse”

  1. I am personally alarm with that, the implication of using aid workers as cover for military operations.

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