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MSF Sea 19h
Replying to @MSF_Sea
"It’s 2018 and deemed acceptable to treat human beings like cargo being bundled from one ship to the other. Their wellbeing was never the priority.”
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MSF Sea 19h
“The underlying issue behind the decision by to close its port was the broken system and the failure of states, including , to relocate across Europe" nurse on the Aoife Ni Mhurchu in the
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MSF Sea 21h
UPDATE: The is between the Balearic Islands & Sardinia on its way to the int'l search & rescue zone. Photo: Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Anelise Borges Jun 21
from : The hardest deployment ever. But also one of the most powerful stories I have ever gotten the chance to tell.
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Doctors w/o Borders Jun 20
US authorities are subjecting people who have been the victims of crime, torture, and abuse to even greater harm and suffering—including detaining and forcibly separating children from their families. Our statement on
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MSF Sea Jun 20
Among the trapped on the Greek islands by there are many children who fled war and violence. On we want to talk about their strenght and courage.
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MSF Sea Jun 20
Replying to @MSF_Sea
The has left Valencia & will spend the next few days travelling to the international search & rescue zone off the coast of . We expect good weather for the transit.
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MSF International Jun 20
Today is Thousands of people continue to risk their lives to seek safety in Europe. Many are trapped in by the , suffering every day from this policy of containment. Photos by Robin Hammond
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MSF Sea Jun 20
BREAKING The will leave the port of at 2pm today. After an unacceptable 8 day odyssey and 3 days in , we will be heading back to the international waters off the coast of to keep on saving lives. Resupply ongoing. Photos: Guglielmo Mangiapane
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MSF Sea Jun 19
UPDATE: In the port of , , the is currently preparing to go back to international waters off the coast of . Our purpose is to save lives at sea & with fewer dedicated search & rescue ships, our presence is needed.
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MSF Sea Jun 18
EU policies have led to a criminalization of migration, forcing people onto different and more dangerous routes. They have also emboldened countries to reproduce harsh EU border control tactics.
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MSF Sea Jun 17
"Each person that we pull from the sea on to the Aquarius is a human being deserving of dignity and respect." Written piece from MSF's Dr David Beversluis:
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MSF Sea Jun 17
2/2 “When I was 11 years old my grandma was shot in the head in front of me. I lived on the streets and cared for myself since I was 11. I have nobody. All I ever wanted is to become a person who went to school and become a doctor.”
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MSF Sea Jun 17
A 16 year old from Sierra Leone told MSF teams on the Aquarius. “When I was 10 years old I lost my mother & father in a car accident. I went to live with my grandma. I loved her so much and she died.” 1/2
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MSF Sea Jun 17
Kleijer: “They call us ferry ships but we’re not the source of this, nor the solution to the problem we are confronted with. We are just a symptom of failed EU policies and we are just here to save lives.”
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MSF Sea Jun 17
MSF’s Karline Kleijer: “Italy’s refusal to allow 630 desperate people rescued at sea to disembark in a port of safety cannot be described as a victory. MSF denounces EU governments’ choosing political point scoring over saving lives at sea."
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MSF Sea Jun 17
MSF’s project coordinator Aloys Vimard: “Numbers do not describe the stories that our teams have been hearing. During the last 8 days at sea we got to know these people. Each of their stories: abuse, sexual abuse, extortion, and inhumane conditions."
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MSF Sea Jun 17
“These people are marginalized and vulnerable. The decisions that were made to close ports sent us on prolonged journeys and put at risk the lives of people. These decisions disregarded the value of these people’s lives.” – Dr. Beversluis
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MSF Sea Jun 17
“As we disembarked today, we coordinated with Spanish health authorities to ensure appropriate follow-up care. We referred 32 medical cases, for fuel burns, chronic cases and several orthopaedic cases.” – Dr. Beversluis
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MSF Sea Jun 17
MSF’s Dr David Beversluis: “During critical rescues, MSF had several patients come on board after near-drowning. Fortunately our team was able to resuscitate people.” Speaking live now
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