April 1, 2015
by Ashley Hogan
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein expressed concern Tuesday over the rising civilian death toll in Yemen as Saudi-led airstrikes continue. Almasirah TV reported on the latest Saudi airstrike, which attempted to protect the port city of Aden from Shiite rebel forces ...[read more]
April 1, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
International medical aid group Doctors Without Borders on Tuesday condemned the unsanitary detention conditions of migrants found in Greece without correct paperwork. The report expressed concern over detention facilities where migrants are kept in large numbers in cramped, unsanitary conditions ...[read more]
April 8, 2011
by John Paul Putney
Human rights organizations including Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Doctors Without Borders (DWB) criticized Bahrain on Friday for rampant human rights abuses related to anti-government protests. HRW deputy Middle East director Joe Stork criticized the island kingdom for using the emergency law to ...[read more]
July 14, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
The Supreme Court of Switzerland Monday ruled that Doctors without Borders (MSF) must repay the Dutch government for its share of a ransom paid to secure the release of a MSF official. MSF's former Dagestan head was kidnapped in 2002, and his abductors demanded 1 million euros in ransom. The ...[read more]
June 27, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
Banu Altunbasof, the Sudan head of international aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF), was ejected from the country's Darfur region Thursday, after authorities said that she blocked state investigations into alleged MSF transgressions. The Sudanese government has long alleged that aid ...[read more]

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