BG 044 Otages et détenus politiques.

CH / ACICR / BG 044
Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • BG 044
1 Jan 1939 - 31 Dec 1952
Level of Description
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

6,90 l.m.


Scope and Content

This fonds contains correspondence on the situation of and assistance to hostages and political prisoners. In section BG 44 04 we find correspondence (1943-1945) on this subject with the CICR delegation in Belgium (file BG 44 04-151) and the former Belgian Congo (BG 44 04-150), with the Belgian Red Cross (BG 44 04-194) and the Belgian government, particularly consulates and embassies (BG 44 04-172). Section BG 44 03 contains, apart from a general file on hostages and political prisoners in Belgium (1940-1950)(BG 44 03-067.01) also files on seven individual cases (1948-1949): see files BG 44 03-067.02 – BG 44 03-067.08. Lastly, we note a file on Belgian hostages/political prisoners in Germany (1943-1946)(BG 44 02-029).

Finding Aids

  • Inventaire B G 044, Otages et détenus politiques 1939-1952, Geneva, ACICR, 2006.

Process Info


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