11-26 | By Christopher Stokes, General Director, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) The US version of events presented today leaves MSF with more questions than answers. It is shocking that an attack can be carried out when US forces have neither eyes on a target nor access to a no-strike list, and have malfunctioning communications systems.
11-23 | October 3, 2015 will forever remain a black day in MSF’s history. In the early hours of the morning, MSF’s trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan came under precise and repeated airstrikes. Under attack, our colleagues fought for their lives and for the lives of their patients with extraordinary determination and courage. Fourteen MSF colleagues lost their lives that tragic day. All of MSF grieves with the victims’ families.
11-5 | Reveals the view from inside the hospital before, during & after airstrikes Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today released to the public an internal document that reviews the 3 October airstrikes by US forces on its hospital in northern Afghanistan. The chronological review of the events leading up to, during, and immediately following the airstrikes shows no reason why the hospital should have come under attack.
10-23 | Nearly three weeks on from the US bombing of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on 3 October, MSF today announces with sadness that the death toll is still rising, with one more MSF staff member confirmed to have been killed. The total number of dead is known to be at least 30, including: 10 known patients, 13 known staff, and 7 unrecognisable bodies that were in the wreck of the hospital and that have not been identified so far (these bodies are now duly buried).
10-16 | The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today launched a petition urging citizens to call on President Obama and the United States to consent to an independent investigation into the bombing of MSF’s trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on October 3. MSF called for an independent investigation by the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission (IHFFC) into the repeated U.S.