Stacey Dooley traveled to Greece last month: “I’d completely underestimated the enormity of the situation...” she observed almost immediately. This is her story. Families arduous and dangerous journey seeking new lives in Western Europe. Sorry folks, I have removed [continue reading].
A Social Media Action in Solidarity Against the Targeted Killing of Civilians and Humanitarians Hospitals Are #NotATarget On average, an MSF-supported health structure was bombed or shelled every single week in Syria in 2015 and in the first six weeks of 2016. MSF’s health [continue reading].
Malala Yousafzai, a winner of millions of hearts, sacrifices herself for children worldwide. Even as a young child she talked like an experienced woman of 40 years. She has never allowed adversity to stop her, and at every stage of life, she has spoken for children’s [continue reading].
Take the challenge! A Social Media Action in Solidarity Against the Targeted Killing of Civilians and Humanitarians. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada has launched a social media act of solidarity to stand up for the protection of civilians and [continue reading].
MSF Canada’s Stephen Cornish on why civilians are Not A Target By Stephen Cornish, executive director of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada The day was just beginning at the Ma’arat Al Numan health facility in Syria’s Idlib province on [continue reading].
The images most often associated with Yemen today are those of war, poverty and dire humanitarian crises. Yemeni photographer Thana Faroq, who is based in Sana’a, set out to prove that life exists beyond the war. On her Facebook page ‘Everyday Yemen‘, she [continue reading].
Mona Relief has become a lifeline to the Yemeni families they reach; delivering more than physical aid, they bring with them a glimmer of hope; a reassurance that Yemen is not forgotten. Mona, the new face of humanity. Mona is feeding the little ones. Mona delivers school [continue reading].
Statement delivered by Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, February 18, 2016: Today in Syria, the abnormal is now normal. The unacceptable is accepted. Relentless, brutal, and [continue reading].
A nervous calm prevails as the Central African Republic awaits the final round of presidential elections due to take place in early February. Renewed outbreaks of inter-communal violence since September is keeping the population on edge, with many fearing a flare-up of tension [continue reading].
Several infants crying, families arriving in over-crowded inflatable boats cold, exhausted and wet. These are some of the sights and sounds volunteers on Lesvos island say they can’t erase from their memory. “Some days you can sort of block it out because you know that you [continue reading].
Fear stood behind many of the big human rights developments of the past year. “Fear of being killed or tortured in Syria and other zones of conflict and repression drove millions from their homes. Fear of what an influx of asylum seekers could mean for their societies led [continue reading].
Greek islanders who have been on the frontline of the refugee crisis are to be nominated for the Nobel peace prize with the support of their national government. International group of academics to propose those on frontline of refugee crisis be commended for their ‘empathy [continue reading].