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January 11, 2001

Kenneth Gluck Medically at Risk

Amsterdam/New York, January 12, 2001 — Today, the international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), together with the family and friends of abducted MSF coordinator Kenneth Gluck, expressed their extreme concern for his fate and urged his captors to release him.

January 09, 2001

Amsterdam, January 10, 2001 — In an attack on a humanitarian convoy in Chechnya yesterday, a relief worker for the international organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), was taken by armed men.

January 09, 2001

New York/Amsterdam, January 10, 2001 — The international humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the attack on a humanitarian convoy and the capture of an MSF relief worker in Chechnya yesterday. Kenny Gluck, a US citizen, was taken by unidentified armed individuals yesterday afternoon while traveling in a clearly marked humanitarian convoy in western Chechnya. Other members of the relief convoy managed to get away. MSF demands the immediate release of Mr. Gluck unharmed.

December 18, 2000

Herat/New York, 19 December 2000 — The international medical aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warns of a severe deterioration in the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. In view of the proposed additional UN sanctions, UN agencies withdrew their international staff, bringing their vital relief operations almost to a standstill.

December 17, 2000

Millions in Danger of Contracting Disease

December 11, 2000

MSF Calls for WHO Support for More Effective Treatment

December 07, 2000

Kinshasa/Brussels, 8 December 2000 — Due to serious unrest taking place in the town of Pweto, Katanga province, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the civilian population is being exposed to major risks, posed both by the conflict itself and by the major cholera epidemic rampant in the region. Over recent days, the fighting has caused thousands of people to flee toward Zambia, and rendered the town inaccessible to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team.

November 21, 2000

Calls on European Council Member States to Take Issue to the UN Security Council