The U.N. Correspondents Association held a press briefing with Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder and medical director of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the Panzi Foundation USA, on Wednesday, April 29th in the UNCA Meeting room 310.
Dr. Denis Mukwege, Founder and Medical Director
Naama Haviv, Executive Director of Panzi Foundation USA
Susannah Sirkin, Director of International Policy and Partnerships, Senior Advisor, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)
Moderated by Michelle Nichols, Reuters, (UNCA Executive Committee)
Dr. Mukwege spoke about the spike in sexual violence against infants, toddlers, and very young girls in Eastern DRC, particularly in Kavumu and surrounding areas.
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The #Kurds in Afrin have many choices; including living in peace and prosperity in a place cleared from terrorists. The #YPG terrorists have no choice but be eliminated by Turkey and moderate Syrian opposition forces. twitter.com/jenanmoussa/st…
1/ Turkish operation in Afrin continues. Kurds have few options since no one will help:— Jenan Moussa (@jenanmoussa) January 22, 2018
1- YPG pulls out of Afrin, allow Turks in & save the city destruction &loss of lives.
2- Allow regime troops back in Afrin. Turkey will not fight regime &Russia.
3- Fight till the end.