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Baby's Birth On A Rescue Boat In The Mediterranean A Symbol Of Hope For Refugees, Migrants

HuffPost Greece | Poppie Mphuthing | Posted 09.16.2016 | World

A baby born on a Doctors Without Borders rescue ship in the central Mediterranean Monday is the face of hope for migrants and refugees. Faith Oqunbor,...

Striking Photos Show How Determined Migrants Still Are To Reach Europe

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.04.2017 | World

Migrants and refugees are still fleeing their homes and going to extremes to reach Europe, despite closed borders and increasingly stringent immigrati...

Saudi Airstrikes Hit MSF Hospital In Yemen, Killing At Least 11

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 08.16.2016 | World

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition air strike hit a hospital operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres in northern Yemen on Monday, killing at least 1...

MSF Is Refusing All EU Funding In Protest At Turkey Migrant Deal

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 06.17.2016 | World

GENEVA (Reuters) -- Medical aid charity Medecins Sans Frontières said it will reject all funding from the European Union and its member states in pro...

High-Impact Philosophy: Making the World a Better Place

Patricia Illingworth | Posted 05.19.2016 | Impact
Patricia Illingworth

How many philosophers does it take to change a light bulb? It depends on how you define change.

Enough! It's Time for the UN to Stop the Attacks on Hospitals

Joanne Liu | Posted 05.04.2016 | World
Joanne Liu

We will not leave patients behind. And we will not be silent. Seeking or providing health care must not be a death sentence. You will be judged not on your words today, but on your actions. Your work has only begun. Make this resolution save lives.

Thought the War in Syria Was Just About Over? Think Again

Kicker | Posted 05.02.2016 | World
Kicker

Your own government bombing the hell out of your city, including a children's hospital: This is the horror of life in northern Syria.

U.S. Military Investigates And Finds Itself Not Guilty Of War Crimes In Afghan Hospital Bombing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon said on Friday that its attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last October was not a war cri...

MSF Restarts Mediterranean Search And Rescue Operations

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.04.2017 | World

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The medical relief charity Medecins sans Frontieres has relaunched rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea, a...

Doctor At MSF Hospital Hit By U.S. Bombs: 'Our Colleagues Didn't Die Peacefully Like In The Movies'

Doctors Without Borders | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.06.2016 | World

On October 3, 2015, MSF’s trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was destroyed by precise and repeated U.S. airstrikes. The attack killed 42 people...

MSF Surgeon Recalls Kunduz Strike: 'I Didn’t Need Convincing That I Was Going To Die That Night'

Doctors Without Borders | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.06.2016 | World

On October 3 2015, MSF’s trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was destroyed by precise and repeated U.S. airstrikes. The attack killed 42 people,...

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

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.05.2016 | World

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 | World

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

Refugees Fight With Police As Their Homes In The 'Jungle' Are Razed

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.29.2016 | World

Things in Calais are escalating quickly, police about to tear gas #CalaisJungle pic.twitter.com/SDmoB9WSbg— Sofia Bettiza (@SofiaBettiza) February 2...

Inside The Last Refuge For Afghanistan's War Wounded

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 02.24.2016 | World

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 ...

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

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.10.2016 | World

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 | World

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 | World

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

'Human Error' To Blame For Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombing In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.25.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- A Pentagon investigation into the October bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, found the airstrikes to ...

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

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.06.2015 | World

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

Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Yemen Hit By Airstrikes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.04.2017 | 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 01.10.2017 | World

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

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 Bord...

Even War Has Rules

Raymond C. Offenheiser | Posted 10.22.2016 | 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 01.10.2017 | 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 w...