5-13 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announces today the relaunch of its search and rescue activities in the central Mediterranean Sea to save the lives of refugees and migrants attempting the deadly sea crossing from Libya. Since 2015, MSF medical teams working on search and rescue ships have witnessed with horror the human tragedy unfolding on Europe’s doorstep, as thousands of people drown at sea or are forcibly returned to horrific conditions in Libya.
4-1 | EU Commissioner Johansson, You tell us you are coming to Lesbos and Samos to prepare for next winter, but you plan to implement the same policies that have created only suffering for the past five years since the EU-Turkey deal.
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.