10-6 | Numbers of migrants and refugees held in detention centres in the Libyan city of Tripoli have risen dramatically – to more than threefold - over the past five days, say teams from international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), who provide medical care in three detention centres in the city. MSF is profoundly disturbed by the increase, which is the direct result of five days of random mass arrests of migrants and refugees, including women and children, carried out in the city since 1 October.
9-10 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has suspended all activities in the Amhara, Gambella and Somali regions of Ethiopia, as well as in the west and northwest of Tigray region, to comply with a three-month suspension order from the Ethiopian Agency for Civil Society Organizations (ACSO) on July 30th.
Urgently safeguard people’s access to healthcare, healthcare workers and medical supplies as social unrest deepens in South Africa
7-16 | In the South African provinces of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), social unrest, including widespread looting, has led to the disruption of crucial healthcare services and access to food and other essentials. To date, 72 people are reported killed in the violence with hundreds more sustaining injuries, including lacerations, gunshot and burn wounds.
Libya: Recurrent violence against refugees and migrants in Tripoli detention centres forces MSF to suspend activities
6-22 | Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will temporarily suspend activities in Mabani and Abu Salim detention centers in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, following repeated incidents of violence towards refugees and migrants held there, the international medical humanitarian organization announced today, June 22, 2021.
6-10 | In a report released today, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) once again calls on EU leaders to completely change their approach to migration and to stop intensifying their existing containment and deterrence policies, which are causing avoidable harm to the health and wellbeing of asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants.