October 15, 2015

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today launched a petition urging citizens to call on U.S. president Barack Obama and the United States to consent to an independent investigation into the bombing of MSF’s trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on October 3.

October 07, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) international president Dr. Joanne Liu delivered the following speech today at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, where she called for the activation of the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission, the only permanent body set up specifically to investigate violations of international humanitarian law. MSF says the recent US bombing of the organization’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, is a violation of the Geneva Conventions, and requires an independent investigation.

October 06, 2015

Dr. Joanne Liu, the Montreal physician who currently serves as the international president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), released the following statement today regarding the recent aerial bombardment of MSF's hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, by US and Afghan forces:

October 03, 2015

MSF nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids in the early hours of Saturday morning. He describes his experience:

October 03, 2015

The international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the horrific aerial bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Twelve staff members and at least seven patients, including three children, were killed; 37 people were injured including 19 staff members. This attack constitutes a grave violation of International Humanitarian Law.

September 29, 2015

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma hospital has been overwhelmed with wounded as heavy fighting between government and opposition forces engulfed Afghanistan’s Kunduz City on Monday.

May 30, 2013

Following an attack on an office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, which killed an ICRC staff member, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today strongly condemned violence against humanitarian workers and facilities.

“MSF calls on all parties to the conflict in Afghanistan to respect humanitarian workers as well as medical facilities, which must remain safe and neutral,” said Brice de le Vingne, MSF director of operations.

MSF’s thoughts are with the family of the victim and with our ICRC colleagues.

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