The year in photos: A history of bearing witness

In April 2019, MSF staff demonstrated outside a shareholders meeting at Johnson & Johnson’s headquarters in New Brunswick, New Jersey, calling on the company to lower the cost of the tuberculosis drug bedaquiline to $1 per day.
United States 2019 © Melissa Pracht/MSF
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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has a proud tradition of témoignage—a word that comes from the French verb témoigner, which literally means “to witness.” MSF practices témoignage by gathering evidence and speaking out about the needs of the people we treat.