NATO and its preemptive war on terrorists in the Middle East: just whose citizens are more important? I raise this question in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Karada, Iraq; in Nice, Paris; and in Munich, Germany; and now Manjib in Syria. The foreboding retribution will [continue reading].
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In their internal review published on June 21, 2016, MSF (Doctors without Borders) looked into the February 2016 attack on the Malakal Protection of Civilians Site (PoC) in South Sudan, including a review of the post-event situation: Violence erupted between internally displaced [continue reading].
These organizations and campaigns provide a range of aid: immediate relief with clothes, food and shelter; schools and training programs; rescue efforts inside Syria for after an attack and emotional support for kids; one group is even finding homes in Europe for refugees [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].
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].
Nearly 50 people were killed in airstrikes that hit several hospitals and schools in northern Syria on Monday, though multiple conflicting reports added to confusion over who was responsible. “This appears to be a deliberate attack on a health structure, and we condemn this [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].
On Wednesday, December 9th, MSF staff and supporters will march on Capital Hill in DC to demand that President Barrack Obama allow the independent investigation of the US-led Coalition airstrike that took place on October 3, 2015, targeting a Medecins Sans Frontieres [continue reading].
An airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition has hit a clinic in southern Yemen run by MSF, wounding nine people, including two MSF staff. According to local sources, at 11.20 on 2 December, three airstrikes targeted a park in Taiz city’s Al Houban district, 2 km from [continue reading].
A double-tap barrel bombing on Saturday 28 November on a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported hospital in a besieged zone in northern Homs governorate, Syria, has caused seven deaths, the partial destruction of the hospital and an influx of 47 wounded patients needing to [continue reading].