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AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 – Sixteen civilians, including three national staff members of the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), were killed during an armed robbery on MSF hospital grounds in the northern town of Boguila in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Saturday, April 26.

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Urgent need for increased humanitarian assistance amid scenes of burnt villages, brutal attacks; displaced without shelter, food, water; health system further strained.

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The massive political mobilization displayed around Syria's chemical weapons, underscored by the awarding last Friday of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), must also be applied immediately to humanitarian access in the country

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Several dozen civilians were attacked amid recent clashes between armed groups in the Masisi territory of the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province.

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September 5, 2013—A Syrian surgeon working for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Dr. Muhammad Abyad, has been killed in northern Syria. His body was found on Sept. 3 in Aleppo province. He was 28 years old.

MSF would like to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Abyad, who was working in an MSF-run hospital in Aleppo province treating victims of the conflict.

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is aware that incorrect, manipulated information about MSF and Syria is circulating on the internet and social media. 

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August 28, 2013—Over the last two days, the American, British, and other governments have referred to reports from several groups, including Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), while stating that the use of chemical weapons in Syria was “undeniable” and designating the perpetrators.

MSF today warned that its medical information could not be used as evidence to certify the precise origin of the exposure to a neurotoxic agent or to attribute responsibility.

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Three hospitals in Damascus governorate supported by MSF reported to MSF that they received approximately 3,600 patients displaying neurotoxic symptoms in less than three hours on August 21, 2013. 

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Armed men attacked a vehicle belonging to MSF in South Sudan on Monday, August 5, seriously wounding two staff members, one of whom died two days later.

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A sign at the entrance to an MSF health center in Pinga, where the organization has been forced to suspend medical activities.

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