Who Killed Three Aid Workers for Doctors Without Borders in Ethiopia?

Three employees of Doctors Without Borders set out to rescue the wounded in a war zone in northern Ethiopia. Their fate shows the treacherous path for many aid workers in conflict zones.

#action-against-hunger, #ahmed-abiy, #doctors-without-borders, #ethiopia, #tigray-ethiopia, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

‘Just Put the Body Outside.’ The Bloody Siege of Mariupol

Under a relentless Russian barrage, there is no heat or electricity, and people are boiling snow for water. A 6-year-old died of dehydration, the authorities said.

#bombs-and-explosives, #doctors-without-borders, #food, #kharkiv-ukraine, #kyiv-ukraine, #mariupol-ukraine, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #water

Saudi-Led Airstrikes Kill Scores at Prison in Yemen, Officials Say

The strikes, which also knocked out the country’s internet, came after Iran-backed Houthi rebels attacked the U.A.E., a key partner in the Saudi-led coalition that has been fighting in Yemen for years.

#doctors-without-borders, #houthis, #international-committee-of-the-red-cross, #sana-yemen, #saudi-arabia, #yemen

‘They Told Us Not to Resist’: Sexual Violence Pervades Ethiopia’s War

Rape is being used as a weapon as fighting rages in remote parts of Tigray region. “Even if we had shouted,” one woman said, “there was no one to listen.”

#ahmed-abiy, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #doctors-without-borders, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #sex-crimes, #tigray-ethiopia, #tigray-peoples-liberation-front, #united-nations, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #women-and-girls

Eritrea Agrees to Withdraw Troops from Tigray, Ethiopia Says

The announcement comes amid mounting international condemnation of atrocities in Tigray, and days after an American presidential envoy visited Ethiopia’s prime minister.

#afwerki-isaias, #ahmed-abiy, #amnesty-international, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #civilian-casualties, #doctors-without-borders, #eritrea, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #tigray-ethiopia, #tigray-peoples-liberation-front, #tigrayans-ethnic-group, #united-nations, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

The Life of a Soldier

New books look at what it was like to be in the Roman military 2,000 years ago and in the American military today.

#afghanistan-war-2001, #books-and-literature, #de-la-bedoyere-guy, #defense-and-military-forces, #doctors-without-borders, #donati-jessica, #eagle-down-book, #gladius-life-in-the-roman-army-book, #roman-civilization

Prominent French Intellectual Steps Down Amid Accusations of Incest

Olivier Duhamel, TV commentator and luminary of Sciences Po University, quits in a scandal involving the French literary and political elite.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #doctors-without-borders, #duhamel-olivier, #institut-detudes-politiques-de-paris, #kouchner-camille, #matzneff-gabriel, #paris-france, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #springora-vanessa

Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest

Olivier Duhamel, TV commentator and luminary of Sciences Po University, quits in a scandal involving the French literary and political elite.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #doctors-without-borders, #duhamel-olivier, #institut-detudes-politiques-de-paris, #kouchner-camille, #matzneff-gabriel, #paris-france, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #springora-vanessa

A Continent Where the Dead Are Not Counted

All 54 African countries put together have registered fewer Covid deaths than France. That doesn’t mean people aren’t dying from the virus.

#africa, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #disease-rates, #doctors-without-borders, #kings-college, #nigeria

Coronavirus Slams Broken, Embattled Yemen

Lacking equipment, expertise and authority, a divided, war-torn country bobbles a response to a surging pandemic.

#aden-yemen, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doctors-without-borders, #houthis, #humanitarian-aid, #sana-yemen, #yemen

Ukrainian Prison Décor

Personalized spaces of the incarcerated.

#doctors-without-borders, #prisons-and-prisoners, #shutdowns-institutional, #ukraine

Surveillance Won’t Stop the Coronavirus

Access to adequate health care, including protective equipment and sufficient testing, will do more good than another hackathon.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #doctors-without-borders, #epidemics, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #humanitarian-aid, #immigration-and-emigration, #privacy, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #shortages, #united-nations, #united-nations-high-commissioner-for-refugees, #world-health-organization