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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.

May 07, 2000

Fighting Claims More Lives than Previously Reported

April 16, 2000

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.