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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.

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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.

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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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