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MSF Sea Dec 2
“The government of should see us as people, not as numbers,” says Somma. Her baby son is sick & her husband suffers from polio, yet, with no real support system in place, they are among the 11,000 recognized refugees facing the streets in 👉
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MSF Sea Nov 30
Today started a 5-day tetanus campaign for the thousands of people contained in rat-infested camp on Samos, stuck in dire conditions. A disgrace to humanity. Today 690 men, women & children were vaccinated. Tomorrow these people need to be evacuated.
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MSF Sea Nov 27
“They knocked on the door & told us to leave. Go where? I have a residence permit in but nothing else” says Hazem from , a patient of the MSF clinic in Athens. Many vulnerable patients like Hazem are also facing the streets - learn more 👇
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MSF Sea Nov 27
132 lives have been lost to the central since 1 November: the reality of a deadly sea border stripped of rescue capacity. "There is nothing more tragic than knowing that the people could have been rescued," says in its monthly report.
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MSF Sea Nov 26
Alex joined to help provide medical care for the most vulnerable. He never imagined a European state would obstruct him from doing his job. By blocking search & rescue operations at sea, our medics are prevented from saving lives.
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MSF Sea Nov 25
Replying to @prefpolice
When claiming their rights and asking for shelter at they were met with truncheons, tear gas and chased for hours. This can’t be the new normal. We are filing a complaint against and asking France govt to provide solutions for people left on the streets
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MSF Sea Nov 25
Replying to @MSF_Sea
Hundreds of people, mostly asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Eritrea and Somalia, have been left on the streets after the evacuation of a bigger camp last week in the outskirts of Paris. Since then, nothing but police harassment to prevent them from settling anywhere.
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MSF Sea Nov 25
“Police lifted tents with people inside, shaking them until they tumbled to the ground, and those who resisted were kicked or beaten with batons” was at when police used shocking violence to dismantle a new camp in central
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MSF Sea Nov 24
According to a group of people is currently stranded in the south of . They need immediate assistance and help.
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MSF International Nov 20
The is now the only ship still capable of carrying out search & rescue in the . Six search & rescue vessels are still detained for alleged breaches of maritime safety regulations. We're asking for their release‼
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MSF Sea Nov 20
Replying to @MSF_Sea
Hundreds of people have drowned & thousands forced back to since Souleman wrote this letter, and since Italian authorities have prevented the from returning to sea. It is time to stop the dying in the central Mediterranean.
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MSF Sea Nov 20
Replying to @MSF_Sea
“Today Europe has once again turned its back on migrants who are asking nothing more than to live.”
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MSF Sea Nov 20
During the maiden voyage of , Souleman was rescued from a rubber boat in distress, along with his wife & two-year-old son. The first night he spent safely on board, he requested to borrow a pen and paper. He said wanted to write a letter: A message to Europe.
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MSF Sea Nov 19
‼️ European states are abusing the term solidarity, failing to protect human life. From the to , official statements fail to acknowledge this death & devastation as made & paid for by the . The message from President to the today. 👇
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MSF Sea Nov 16
Replying to @MSF_ITALIA
... has now succeeded in locating husband & wife! The couple will soon be reunited with their last remaining possessions -- including these symbols of their love for one another, once believed to have been lost forever. A glimmer of light in the darkness. [3/3]
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MSF Sea Nov 16
Replying to @openarms_fund
... From among the clothes found inside, a pair of wedding rings were retrieved. Inscribed upon them, two names: Ahmed & Doudou. sent a photo to , aware our team provided psychological first aid to those who had been rescued from drowning by fishermen. [2/3]
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MSF Sea Nov 16
Finally, some happier news. A few weeks ago, Italy met survivors of a deadly shipwreck off the coast of . A few days ago, the crew of retrieved a bag from what remained of their stricken boat, still drifting in the sea... [1/3]
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MSF Sea Nov 14
Replying to @Frontex
So you are not/ would not be concerned that people are taken back to a place internationally recognised as unsafe, violating international law and putting lives in danger? Your Director was.
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MSF Sea Nov 14
Replying to @Frontex
International law requires people to be brought to a place of safety.
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MSF Sea Nov 14
How many boats do you see & not report to the NGOs who could have rescued them? How many people have you watched die without alerting the world to what reality looks in the ? What happens to the people you facilitate the Libyan Coast Guard in trapping & forcing back to Libya?
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