“Libya: dozens of refugees and migrants wounded after trying to escape horrific captivity conditions”
5-25 | During the evening of May 23, between 5 to 6pm, more than one hundred refugees and migrants who had been kidnapped and held captive by human traffickers west of Bani Walid, Libya, managed to escape.
5-23 | Patients’ requirements for medical care do not change when frontlines move and control shifts from one group to another in the ongoing Syrian war.
5-14 | Since the start of the “March of Return” movement from 1st of April, MSF teams in Gaza have provided treatment and post-operative care to people injured by gunshots during the demonstrations. Deadly clashes has happened in Gaza strip today. As teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treat people wounded today, Marie-Elisabeth Ingres, MSF representative in Palestinian, provided the following statement: What happened today is unacceptable and inhuman.
4-20 | Since 1st of April, MSF teams in Gaza have provided post-operative care to more than 500 people injured by gunshots during the March of Return demonstrations. The number of patients treated in our clinics over the last three weeks is more than the number we treated throughout all of 2014, when Israel’s military Operation Protective Edge was launched over the Gaza strip. MSF medical staff report receiving patients with devastating injuries of an unusual severity, which are extremely complex to treat.
4-19 | Since the start of the “March of Return” movement, hundreds of severely wounded patients have flocked to MSF’s three medical clinics in Gaza. The patients are mainly young men, in their twenties. They describe their desperation, the impossibility of finding a job, the extreme poverty, the feeling of abandonment. Many go to the border with Israel knowing the risks, but also with the feeling of having nothing to lose.