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Why These Volunteers Are Braving Dire Conditions To Provide For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.27.2016 | World

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MSF Calls For Investigation Into Deadly Hospital Attack In Yemen

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.25.2016 | World

LONDON, Jan 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) called on Monday for a full investigation into an attack on a...

Bombing At Doctors Without Borders Clinic In Yemen Kills 4, Group Says

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.10.2016 | World

DUBAI, Jan 10 (Reuters) - A "projectile" struck a clinic supported by international medical group Medecins Sans Frontieres in north Yemen on Sunday, ...

Peace and #Safepassage for Refugees in 2016

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 01.03.2016 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

A short distance outside the village of Molyvos on the Greek Island of Lesbos there is a rubbish dump of life jackets, discarded now, but forever witness to the hope and suffering of those who fled war, poverty and oppression this year.

Finally, The Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Is Almost Over

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.30.2015 | World

The worst outbreak of Ebola on record that killed thousands and caused global panic in 2014 was largely brought under control this year. Sierra Leone ...

MSF Doctor: Life Under ISIS Was Terrifying

Doctors Without Borders | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.16.2015 | World

Dr. Marwan [name changed to protect anonymity] worked with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Tal Abyad, northern Syria. However, after refusing a...

By The Numbers: Yemen Ceasefire Takes Effect

Vocativ | Posted 12.16.2015 | World

The ceasefire and talks signaled hope that violence in a country ravaged by civil war would de-escalate, and that the country's population of more than 24 million people could start thinking about piecing their lives back together.

War Is Destroying Yemen's Medical System When The Country Needs It Most

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.18.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of stories that made news in recent days. Did you notice the media forgot all about another story's ba...

The Danger of Care

Kathy Kelly | Posted 12.08.2015 | World
Kathy Kelly

Here in Kabul, I've been with fellow activists to see Khalid Ahmad, aged 20, who survived the U.S.'s October 3 attack on the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

An HIV Nurse Shares Her Patients' Stories Through Art

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.01.2015 | World

Tuesday is World AIDS Day, and a nurse who treated HIV patients in the Central African Republic wants the world to learn more about the virus and its ...

One Night in Kunduz, One Morning in New York

Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Laura Gottesdiener

Like any good story, there's what happened -- and then there's the version you're asked to believe. Let's start with the first one.

Doctors Without Borders Staff Shot While Fleeing Kunduz Hospital, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.06.2015 | World

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Women In South Sudan Are Strong, Powerful And Resilient

Doctors Without Borders | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.04.2015 | World

A woman walks into the labor ward, straight through to the delivery table. Five minutes later her baby is born. Two hours ago, she was in active labo...

Air Strikes Hit At Least 12 Syrian Hospitals In Past Weeks: MSF

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.29.2015 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Air strikes in northern Syria have hit at least 12 hospitals in recent weeks, killing at least 35 patients and medical sta...

Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Yemen Hit By Airstrikes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.27.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- A Doctors Without Borders hospital in Saada, Yemen, was hit by multiple airstrikes overnight, the group announced Tuesday morning. The ...

7 Volunteers Whose Lives Were Changed By Refugees

HuffPost Greece | Eline Gordts | Posted 10.27.2015 | World

ATHENS  -- Nearly 540,000 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek islands since the beginning of the year, according to the Int...

House Democrats Call For Independent Investigation Into Kunduz Hospital Bombing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There is growing momentum among House Democrats pushing for an independent investigation into the U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Bor...

What If Hussein's Love Was Like A Virus That Could Infect World Leaders?

Jota Echevarría | Posted 10.22.2015 | World
Jota Echevarría

I need to believe that Hussein's humanity, solidarity and generosity are like a virus that could spread. I need to believe that one day, those in power, who make decisions about other people's lives (from their big offices or extravagant dinners) will be "infected" by Hussein's virus.

Even War Has Rules

Raymond C. Offenheiser | Posted 10.22.2015 | Impact
Raymond C. Offenheiser

In many of today's armed conflicts airstrikes are increasingly being used, and when civilians are killed, there is an absence of accountability.

Witnesses' Recollection Of Kunduz Hospital Attack Contradicts Official Statements

The Guardian | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.21.2015 | World

Doctors at the Kunduz hospital were meant to be catching up on their sleep in an underground bunker, but after five days of raging battles the wards ...

Cruising the Skies of the Greater Middle East Blasting Away at Civilians

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

To this day, it remains difficult to take in the degree to which the American invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq destabilized the Greater Middle East. Those two invasions also loosed another deeply destabilizing phenomenon: 24/7 counterinsurgency from the air.

The Secret to Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

Rebecca Gordon | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Rebecca Gordon

This year's Nobel Peace Prize went to Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet. Seeing the prize go to an organization that actually seems to have kept the peace is cheering news in a month that witnessed the military of one former Nobel laureate destroying a hospital run by another winner.

Too Old for Outrage? My Reaction to the Hospital Bombing in Afghanistan

Jack Levison | Posted 10.23.2015 | Religion
Jack Levison

What can I do to express my outrage for the patients who burned in their beds and the doctors and nurses and staff who died practicing medicine in a town I'd never even heard of before last week?

The U.S. Investigation Into The Kunduz Hospital Bombing Is Off To A Rough Start

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

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The Obscenity of Our War

Kathy Kelly | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Kathy Kelly

The U.S. military has said that the matter is under investigation. Yet another in an endless train of somber apologies; feeling families' pain but excusing all involved decision makers seems inevitable.