The picture on the left is the entrance to the ICRC Museum.
I believe they represent prisoners of war.
The ICRC is actually the part of the Red Cross that deals with international situations where armed conflict is involved. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent is the part of the organization that deals with natural disasters and situations where such things as water, food, shelter, clothing, are needed. And then there are National Societies like the American Red Cross that coordinates Red Cross activities in their country and with the International Federation in larger international matters.
Some interesting facts: