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MSF Evacuates

Freetown/New York, June 8, 2000 — On the night of June 6th, the town of Kabala, with a population of 10,000 inhabitants and more than 2,000 recently displaced persons, was attacked by armed groups. A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team of 3 people (2 international staff and 1 Sierra Leonean surgeon) had to evacuate, together with the civilian population, to the surrounding bush.

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MSF Calls Upon the Francophone Countries of Africa Not to Sign the New Patent Agreements (Bangui 99)

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MSF Treating Wounded in Freetown Hospital

New York/Freetown, May 10, 2000 — A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgical team working in Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone, has treated approximately 50 civilians wounded in hostilities in the city. A surge in wounded arrived at the hospital on Monday, May 8, following shooting that erupted during a demonstration organized in front of the house of rebel leader Foday Sankoh. No new wounded were received on Tuesday, May 9.

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Fighting Claims More Lives than Previously Reported

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MSF Urges Government to Expedite Transport

Colombo/New York, April 17, 2000 — The emergency medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) today called upon the government of Sri Lanka to allow the re-supply of urgently needed essential medicines to the northern region of the country. Over the past three months, drug supplies have become drastically depleted in the war-torn Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi districts and attempts by humanitarian agencies to renew stocks have been unsuccessful.

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MSF Briefs UN Security Council on Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

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