The aerial bombing of Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Statement by Swedish Doctors for Human Rights

[As Swedish version of this text was published by Dagens medicin, 6/10 2015, and also referred in Läkartidningen 5/10] On October the 3th, air raids against the trauma hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Kunduz, Northen Afghanistan, left 59 casualties. It took the life of twelve doctors and MSF personnel; added 10…

Swedish Doctors for Human Rights condemns alleged participation of Swedish military in NATO drone-killings decisions in Afghanistan.

By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli (SWEDHR chairman).  With the participation of Dr Lena Oske, Dr Armando Popa, Professor Anders Romelsjö, and Dr Leif Elinder. Swedish Doctors for Human Rights has recently denounced the increasing killing of civil victims around drone strikes. In this coverage [See “Civil casualties caused by drone strikes. An injury-epidemiology & human…

Sweden risks being a primary target – In a military conflict of NATO VS. Russia

This article by leading members of Swedish Doctors for Human Rights was published today  in Sweden’s main newspaper Dagens Nyheter (original tittle, ”Sverige riskerar bli förstahandsmål”, DN.se, 2/9, 2015). It is a rebuttal to recent declarations by the Swedish Defense minister Peter Hultqvist in DN-debatt (31/8, 2015), where he publicly advocated for a further increase…