For the right to demand peace at times of war. Academics from all over the world defend their colleagues in Turkey.
Lessons beyond Yolanda
The government failed to think and apply hard lessons. It failed to strengthen the country’s adaptive capacity, unfortunately because its mindset has been solely focused on private business.
The fight against Ebola
The weakness of the local social infrastructures has fostered the deadly Ebola epidemic. About the medico partner NMJD’s work on public health education and fighting exclusion.
Migration through Mexico
The movement Migrante Mesoamericano is providing support to migrants transiting Mexico. Marta Sánchez Soler emphasises the political character of this aid.
Their lives were turned upside down. The Amputated project undertaken by Physicians for Human Rights brings the voices and experiences of those injured in the Gaza war in the summer of 2014.
In this traumatised and fragmented country, AHRDO insists that peace has to be based on justice and a voice for all.
Medical help & solidarity
Syria is embroiled in a war with no end in sight. Even so, there are centres of resistance against violence. medico is supplying humanitarian emergency aid in the Kurdish city of Kobané.
Resilience is nothing if not an apprehension of the future imagined as disaster/attack. Resilience thereby comes to be a fundamental mechanism for policing the political imagination.
The human rights activist Shreen Saroor has been working closely with medico for ten years – not in the form of project promotion, but in an equal partnership.