Doctors Without Borders suspends its activities in the capital
Doctors Without Borders announced the temporary suspension of some of its activities in the capital, in protest of the Sudanese authorities’ detention of nine members of the Doctors Without Borders staff in Khartoum on the evening of January 24, before releasing them the next morning. And the organization explained in a statement, according to a copy of it, according to the newspaper (Al Jarida), that the team was returning to the MSF office from the hospital where they were working that day. The nine staff members were held overnight in a police station in Khartoum and interrogated about the organization’s medical activities before being released on the morning of 25 January, confirming that they had not been subjected to physical violence while in detention.
Khartoum (Kush News)