Flags that are never flown at half-staff

It is known internationally that flying a flag at half-staff is a symbol of respect, mourning or distress. The half-staff days in the United States can be on scheduled dates or during impromptu national events. There are also half-staff days in foreign countries.  However, there are some national flags that... Read more

Half-Staff Days in Foreign Countries

It is known internationally that half-staff, or half-mast, is a symbol of respect, mourning or distress. The half-staff days in the United States can be on scheduled dates or during impromptu national events. But what about half-staff flag days in other countries throughout the world? When do other countries lower... Read more