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Pluralism Against Terrorism: Interfaith Steps to Prevent Violence

Tahil Sharma | Posted 03.23.2016 | Home
Tahil Sharma

Currently two different countries are mourning. But some among us are standing with one and ignoring and normalizing the other. This phenomenon was also found when the attacks in Baghdad, Beirut, and Paris took place in November.

The Shocking Reality Of The Sexual Violence Epidemic In Papua New Guinea

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.05.2016 | Home

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we speak with Doctors without Borders...

'The Situation Is Overwhelming': NGOs Struggle To Help Stranded Refugees

HuffPost Greece | Sara Elkamel | Posted 03.17.2016 | Home

Tensions in the Greek town of Idomeni intensified this week after Balkan countries dramatically limited the number of migrants and refugees who can cr...

Gunmen Murder 15 People In Yemeni Senior Home

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.02.2017 | Home

ADEN, March 4 (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked an old people's home in the Yemeni port of Aden on Friday, killing at least 15 people, including four Christ...

A Nurse Explains The Shocking Toll Of Family And Sexual Violence in Papua New Guinea

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home

The first time I met Mary, she came into MSF’s emergency surgery project in Tari, Papua New Guinea (PNG), suffering from wounds all over her body wh...

Thousands Call for #safepassage in Europe

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home
Aaron Gray-Block

As thousands of people gathered across Europe on Saturday to call for refugee rights, a human chain of hands was formed on a stony Lesbos beach next to a banner demanding 'No more deaths'.

Inside The Last Refuge For Afghanistan's War Wounded

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 02.24.2016 | Home

KABUL -- Burhanuddin lay still and silent in the hospital bed, his face wrapped in so much thick, white gauze that he looked more mummy than man. The ...

Fighting At UN Compound Sheltering Refugees In South Sudan Leaves 18 Dead

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.19.2016 | Home

JUBA (Reuters) - Fighting at a United Nations compound sheltering people fleeing conflict in South Sudan has killed 18 people, including two Medicins ...

Doctors Without Borders: Hospital In Northern Syria 'Deliberately' Hit By Air Strikes

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.15.2016 | Home

PARIS, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Seven people were killed in air strikes in Syria on a hospital supported by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), the charity's Fr...

Sanders' Media Critics Should Concede That Fixing America IS a Foreign Policy

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.14.2017 | Home
Robert Naiman

The most fundamental reform idea in U.S. foreign policy today is that we should focus more on fixing America and less on trying to control the world. Here are three key reasons why.

Syria Hospital Bombing Is A Terrifying Reminder That This Happens All The Time

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.10.2016 | Home

The deadly airstrike attack that shattered a Doctors Without Borders-supported hospital in southern Syria on Friday night -- killing three and woundin...

Deadly Airstrikes In Syria Hit Hospital Affiliated With Doctors Without Borders

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.09.2016 | Home

Three died and six were wounded Friday when airstrikes in southern Syria hit a hospital supported by the international aid group Doctors Without Borde...

Why These Volunteers Are Braving Dire Conditions To Provide For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.27.2016 | Home

DUNKIRK, France -- Social worker Rita Beesbrouck shares a tent with five Kurdish teenagers at a refugee camp in northern France, pitched in ankle-deep...

MSF Calls For Investigation Into Deadly Hospital Attack In Yemen

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.25.2016 | Home

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 01.03.2017 | Home

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

Peace and #Safepassage for Refugees in 2016

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 01.02.2017 | Home
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 12.26.2016 | Home

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 | Home

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

By The Numbers: Yemen Ceasefire Takes Effect

Vocativ | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home

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 | Home

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 bas...

The Danger of Care

Kathy Kelly | Posted 12.08.2016 | Home
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 | Home

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 11.15.2016 | Home
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 | Home

The medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders released its internal report on Thursday about the October attack on its hospital in Kun...

Women In South Sudan Are Strong, Powerful And Resilient

Doctors Without Borders | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.04.2015 | Home

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 labor...