Thursday, January 15, 2004

TOP UNDERREPORTED HUMANITARIAN STORIES OF 2003
The Nobel Peace Prize winning non-governmental organization Doctors Without Borders (more known by its French acronym MSF) issued its annual report on the Top 10 Most Underreported Humanitarian Stories of 2003.

The unlucky winners...

-Tens of thousands seek refuge in Chad from fighting in Sudan and Central African Republic


-Ongoing oppression of Chechen civilians

-Unrelenting violence in Burundi

-Massive displacement and isolation in Colombia

-War and neglect in the Democratic Republic of Congo

-Malaria death count soars

-Punishing cycles of violence in Somalia

-Repression of North Korean refugees

-Trading away the health of millions

-Collapse of health care in western Ivory Coast

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