Doctors Without Borders

Biden’s Migrants Raped in Panama Jungle

Bandits have raped at least 180 migrants since May, including children, as they walked through the deadly and lawless jungle separating Panama and Colombia on their way to President Joe Biden’s open border, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Members of Panama's National Borders Service check the list of migrants who leave the Temporary Station of Humanitarian Assistance (ETAH) towards Costa Rica, in La Penita village, Darien province, Panama, on May 23, 2019. - Migrants mainly from Haiti, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, India, Cameroon, Bangladesh and Angola cross …

African Women Claim W.H.O Workers Used Ebola Crisis to Rape Them

A report co-produced by The New Humanitarian, a non-profit human rights news agency, and Reuters on Tuesday said that 51 women in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused World Health Organization (WHO) personnel, along with representatives of several aid agencies and non-governmental organizations, of using the Ebola crisis as an opportunity to sexually exploit them.

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Doctors Report Dozens of Attacks on Ebola Treatment Centers in Congo

Medical teams frequently complain about the dangerous conditions in the violent rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). An alarming report published by Doctors Without Borders on Thursday said the effort to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Congo is “failing” due to community distrust and factional violence, including over 30 attacks on Ebola treatment centers over the past seven months.

Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak: MSF

Doctors Without Borders Fires 19 Employees for Sexual Harassment and Abuse

International humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), better known in the United States by the English version of its name “Doctors Without Borders,” issued a statement on Wednesday announcing that it received 146 complaints about sexual harassment and abuse against its staff in 2017. The group took action on 24 cases and fired 19 of its employees.

SIKAMINIAS, GREECE - OCTOBER 16: Recently arrived migrants line up for buses provided by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders after arriving from Turkey onto the island of Lesbos on October 16, 2015 in Sikaminias, Greece.