4-13 | 9 April 2021, Tripoli, Libya – One person was killed and two were injured in the early hours of 8 April after a shooting took place in a Tripoli detention centre where refugees and migrants are held. Two teenagers aged 17 and 18 with gunshot wounds were transferred for urgent medical care by a team from international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
3-26 | Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières Head of Emergency Desk Karline Kleijer: “We are horrified by the continued violence in Tigray, Ethiopia. This includes the extrajudicial killings of at least four men who were dragged off public buses and executed by soldiers, while our staff members were present, on Tuesday 23 March.
3-24 | Initial reports 15 people dead, thousands displaced, and an MSF clinic completely destroyed
3-18 | There are currently around 860,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Most of them live in Cox’s Bazar district. The activities which MSF carries out for these refugees are centralized around the so-called ‘mega camp’, a large collection of 26 camps. In recent years, barbed and razor wire fencing was erected. The living conditions for the refugees keep deteriorating due to COVID-19 measures, among other factors. Bernard Wiseman is head of mission in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh and describes the hard dilemma the Rohingya are facing there.
3-10 | Since the start of the war in Syria 10 years ago, the lives of Syrian people have been under threat. Back in 2011, the situation quickly shifted from localised protests to a full-scale war, leading to a devastating humanitarian situation that persists a decade later. In the course of 10 years, 12 million Syrians – half the pre-conflict population – have been forced to flee the conflict and leave their homes behind, often multiple times, making it the biggest displacement crisis of this century.