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#OccupyHongKong by Aksel Coruh on Foto8

#OccupyHongKong documents the Occupy Central demonstrations during the October National Holiday of 2014. Shot at the protest sites of Mong Kok in …

Hong Kong

Through Me - Iñaki and Asperger by Andrea Lamount

Iñaki is a highly gifted 10-year-old with Asperger Syndrome (ASD) who lives in Badalona. For two years he invited me into his life to see deep into …

Women of the Peshmerga by Maryam Ashrafi

Kurdish women fighters have a proud history having fought against many regimes that sought to oppress them: in Iran; Saddam Hussein’s Iraq; Turkey …

Maidan, Ukraine: Chapter 2, what remains by Petr Toman

“Dom profsouzov”. Maidan’s memento mori. The exact number of casualties from the fire is still unknown.

On Feb 20, Vasil Galamay was hit in the hop by …

Forcella, Naples, by Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentini Piccinni

Forcella is stabbed into the deepest guts of Napoli. It’s the oldest and smallest neighborhood in Naples. Forcella is known as the home to the most …

Calais, Port of Hope and Despair by Salvador Banyo

Landfall in the UK, The White Cliffs of Dover loom large in the minds of those in Calais waiting to make the crossing.

For the last 20 years the …

I will walk along the Huveaune – Chris Garvi

It should have been the Mississippi. But the Huveaune was more reasonable.

A few years ago I bought a book by Alec Soth entitled “Sleeping by the …

Ukraine by Nicola Bertasi and Anaïs Poirot-Gorse

U Okraina literally means “On the border”. A frontier territory which for hundreds of years has been a bridge between Europe and Russia. Former home …

Syrian Refugees in Istanbul by Turjoy Chowdhury

Since the start of the Syrian conflict in March 2011, an increasing number of refugees from Syria have sought asylum in Turkey. An escalation in …


Dealing With the Dead – the Troajan by Nat Wilkins

Ancient traditions die-hard in the highlands of Tana Toraja, a regency of the South Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. Devoutly Christian, the Troajan …

Syria: Refugees and Rebels by Russell Chapman

I went to Syria in the spring of 2013 as well as refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan. Since then, the violence has become even worse. Below is an …

The Syriacs of Tirbespiyeh by Yann Renoult

The church in Tirbespiyeh, Syria, june 2014

For the past year the local administration has allowed Syriac to be taught in school. The church organised …

Mosconi, an Indomitable Village by Los Ojos de Anita

A company that closes and the lives of its workers that stop. A crumbling world and an uncertain future looming, hoping, often in vain, for a …

Coal miners of the Jiu Valley, Romania by Gabriel Amza

Idle people sit and look out the window looking for excitement in Lonea, Romania.

Miners wait to get on the elevator heading to the underground at the …

Fighting Ebola: How Do You Comfort a Dying Child?

The worst part for registered nurse Anja Wolz is when the children come in. She wants to comfort them, but it’s almost impossible to cuddle a child when you’re wearing a full body suit, a hood with a visor, two pairs of gloves and rubber boots.

Wolz, emergency coordinator for Medicins Sans …


Photo of the Week: Shifa Hospital, Gaza

In response to the emergency, MSF is supporting Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City with a full surgical team, medical equipment and emergency supplies, …

Ebola in West Africa, June 2014, by Sylvain Cherkaoui

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The Ebola virus in West Africa is "out of control", according to MSF experts fighting the outbreak.We are currently the only aid …

Saving Gatluok

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Nick Owen documents the case of two-year-old Gatluok, brought into an MSF hospital in South Sudan in a severely malnourished …

Ebola Emergency

Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly diseases. It is a highly infectious virus that can kill up to 90 percent of the people who catch it, causing

Photo of the Week: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Pregnant women in Haiti often find themselves in a precarious situation in emergencies. MSF runs a 130-bed obstetric and neonatal emergency hospital …

International Medical Humanitarian Organisation

Welcome to the Speaking Out Case Studies website where you will find a series of studies from Médecins Sans Frontières that openly examine and …

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Rockefeller, Founding Member of Doctors Without Borders USA

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Rockefeller, Founding Member of Doctors Without Borders USADr. Rockefeller Critical to Launch of Medical Humanitarian

Doctors Without Borders

Syria's Refugee Doctors

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Three Syrian doctors, now working for MSF, recall their own remarkable journeys as refugees, from treating Syrians in war-torn …

Chagas: Silent Killer, by Seamus Murphy | Médecins Sans Frontières Ireland

Chagas disease is Latin America’s deadliest parasitic disease, affecting 10 million people worldwide. The disease spread by the bite of the so-called …

Cholera Outbreak in South Sudan, June 2014

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A photo essay and first person account from South Sudan about the effects and responses to the out break of cholera, June …

Kenya: un hôpital dans le bidonville | Médecins Sans Frontières

Il y a un an, MSF inaugurait une nouvelle clinique à Kibera, un bidonville de Nairobi, la capitale du Kenya. Environ 250 000 personnes y vivent, …

In pictures: Central African Republic's victims of war

Ton Koene's photographs from the Central African Republic (CAR) where more than a year of ethnic and religious violence has left many people vulnerable.

International Relations

MSF Month in Focus: May 2014

Asylum Seekers in Bulgaria

On Location Video: Inside one of Afghanistan's most important hospitals

KHOST, Afghanistan — Every two hours, a woman in Afghanistan dies from complications of pregnancy or childbirth. Bibi Miriam, pregnant with twins, …