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MSF Sea 11h
Refugees and asylum seekers trapped on need to be immediately relocated to a safe place where they can restart their lives. It's time to end the policy of offshore detention and . Please help us here:
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MédicosSinFronteras Oct 19
Replying to @MSF_Argentina
Se estima que son 450.000 los migrantes y refugiados que cruzan las fronteras en Centroamérica sin protección y atención humanitaria adecuada. La es su reflejo.
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MSF Sea Oct 20
"One container. Eight people. Different nationalities.Different lifestyles. Bunk beds. Unhygienic. Fights. Arguments. Violence. Broken windows. Shouting. Self-harm. Addictions. No privacy. No sleep. No safety."
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MSF Sea Oct 19
UN Convention on the Law of the Sea: “Every coastal State shall promote the establishment, operation and maintenance of an adequate and effective search and rescue service…” Last month, 1 in 5 drowned in the central . Nowhere near adequate and effective.
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MSF Sea Oct 18
At the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, former president said, “We are not sure that words can always save lives, but we know that silence can certainly kill.” Today, with only limited rescue capacity in the , silence lingers as people die.
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MSF Sea Oct 17
Replying to @MSF_Sea
We call again on the authorities and the for the emergency evacuation of all vulnerable people from the islands to SAFE accommodation on the Greek mainland and other EU countries. Vulnerable patients like Omar will never fully recover until they live in safety.
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MSF Sea Oct 17
Replying to @MSF_Sea
Omar is an MSF patient and a survivor of torture. He was sent from a Greek island to the mainland but left in unsafe accommodation, which perpetuated his cyclical state of trauma.
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MSF Sea Oct 17
"I went to a squat: it was the only place that opened its doors to me. We sleep maybe 18 or 20 in a room. I still get flashbacks to my experiences back in my home country. Yesterday, I dreamt I was back in the cell. I couldn't breathe"
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MSF Sea Oct 17
"In our 45-year history, has never abandoned people in need because of political calculations, nor will we ever do this. Not on the , not in , and not in any of the more than 70 countries where we work." - MSF's Margaretha Maleh
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MSF Sea Oct 17
Today while leaders meet in , people continue to die in the . The EU is preventing the and other civilian rescue boats from providing vital lifesaving aid. We call for a Europe that protects human lives.
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MSF Sea Oct 16
Around the globe, "more people are fleeing for their lives or escaping from than ever before. But their chances of finding or a living wage are dwindling as Western governments erect new barriers to keep them out." | -
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MSF Sea Oct 16
We are calling on to immediately evacuate the refugees and asylum seekers trapped on many of whom have been there for up to five years. We’ve been forced to leave them behind so they need you help us speak out.
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MSF Sea Oct 15
Dig just a tad deeper into the statistics of those dying at sea, and you find human lives, their voices striving to be heard. People "with flesh and bone, with dreams and a soul, in search of a peaceful future." | -
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Lane Sainty Oct 10
“To have looked your patients in the eye the day before and said ‘I am here to support you', and then to think ‘I will never see these people again’ is devastating." My report from today on MSF's shock evacuation from Nauru:
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MSF Sea Oct 10
Replying to @MSF
We are outraged by the perverse impact of the policy of offshore detention on the mental health of our patients in . We are extremely worried we had to leave our patients behind. It’s not , it’s the refugees that should leave .
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MSF Sea Oct 12
The mental health situation of and asylum seekers in is devastating. There is no therapeutic solution for them as long as they are trapped by the inhumane 's policy on the island. We ask you to support our call here:
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Guardian Australia Oct 11
In a rare and forceful statement, medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has detailed the ‘absolute devastation’ Australia’s offshore detention policy has wrought on asylum seekers stuck on Nauru.
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MSF Sea Oct 11
"A lot of people will say that if they had stayed at home they would have been killed, but currently they feel like they’re being killed everyday by the situation they’re in." calls for the immediate evacuation of all refugees and asylum seekers from
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MSF Sea Oct 10
THREAD: About 900 refugees have been trapped for the last 5 years by the policy of offshore detention on island. Their sole crime being seeking refuge by boat. As a result of these policy, many people attempt suicide or self-harm.
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MSF Sea Oct 10
Replying to @MSF
We are outraged by the perverse impact of the policy of offshore detention on the mental health of our patients in . We are extremely worried we had to leave our patients behind. It’s not , it’s the refugees that should leave .
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