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Posts Tagged ‘Medecins Sans Frontiers’ (3 found)

Burmese Muslim Association Statement on Violence Against Aid Agencies in Arakan State and the Census

Burmese Muslim Association (BMA) is deeply concerned by the recent attacks on international aid agencies in Sittwe, Arakan State, on 26th and 27th March 2014. BMA condemns these attacks in the strongest possible terms […]

March 31, 2014  •  By Burmese Muslim Association  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: MSF Acknowledges Encouraging Dialogue on Rakhine but Clinics Remain Closed

Jakarta, 24 March 2014 – Since Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Holland was ordered to suspend all activities in Rakhine State on February 26, the organisation has been engaged in high-level discussions with the Union Government of Myanmar on the need to maintain essential medical services for the many hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people in the state currently facing a humanitarian medical crisis […]

March 24, 2014  •  By Medecins Sans Frontiers  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Stateless Rohingya victims of violent crackdown in Bangladesh

A violent crackdown against stateless Rohingya in Bangladesh is forcing thousands of people to flee in fear. Driven from their homes throughout Cox’s Bazaar district by local authorities and citizens, many have sought refuge at Kutupalong makeshift camp. Here, medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is treating victims of beatings and harassment, including people the Bangladeshi Border Force has attempted to forcibly repatriate to Myanmar. As camp numbers continue to swell, conditions pose a significant risk to people’s health.

In a report released today, February 18, 2010, MSF calls for an immediate end to the violence, along with urgent measures by the Government of Bangladesh and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to increase protection to Rohingya seeking asylum in the country.

February 18, 2010  •  By Medecins Sans Frontiers  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤