6-24 | On 24 June 2021, three Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff members were killed in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. MSF has searched for answers to why they were killed and by whom ever since. Paula Gil, the president of MSF Spain, issues the following statement, one year on.Today marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic loss of three of our colleagues, María Hernández Matas, Tedros Gebremariam Gebremichael and Yohannes Halefom Reda, who were killed while providing lifesaving support to people in the war-torn area of Tigray in Ethiopia.
MSF urges Ethiopian government to respond to reports attributing responsibility for the killing of MSF staff to members of its military
3-18 | Flashquote by MSF-Spain president Paula Gil: “Today, March 17, The New York Times published an investigation into the killings of our colleagues María Hernández, Tedros Gebremariam, and Yohannes Halefom in Tigray, Ethiopia, on June 24, 2021.
Ethiopia: Six months on, still no responsibility established for the killing of MSF colleagues María, Tedros and Yohannes in Tigray
1-15 | Six months after the murder of our three colleagues Maria, Tedros and Yohannes, the full circumstances of, and responsibility for, their killing remains unclear.On 24 June 2021, 35-year-old María Hernandez, our emergency coordinator; 32-year-old Yohannes Halefom Reda, our assistant coordinator; and 31-year-old Tedros Gebremariam, our driver, were travelling in the Tigray Region when we lost contact with them. On 25 June, their vehicle was found empty 100 to 400 meters away, their lifeless bodies.
1-7 | Dr Mohammed* is at an MSF hospital in Lashkar Gah, where
11-12 | The Afghan healthcare system has been fragile and plagued by major gaps for years now, and the suspension of international aid as a result of the recent political developments has further deteriorated the situation. In Herat, Médecins Sans Frontières is witnessing a worrying increase in malnutrition, says Mamman Mustapha, former Project Coordinator for in the province.