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June 11, 2000

Aid Workers Resume Assistance to Civilian Population

Kisingani, DRC: June 12, 2000 — Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), the international aid agency, has been surveying the casualties and needs of the civilian population for the first time after a week of fighting in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.

June 09, 2000

MSF Calls Upon the Rwandan and Ugandan Governments to Arrange a 6-Hour Ceasefire Tomorrow, June 11, In Order to Reach the Wounded of Kisangani

Kisingani, DRC: June 10, 2000 — Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), the international medical aid agency, is calling upon the Rwandan and Ugandan governments to arrange a temporary cease-fire tomorrow (Sunday June 11) afternoon in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo.

June 07, 2000

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.

May 10, 2000

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

May 09, 2000

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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