KABUL, 3 October 2015 – The top UN envoy in Afghanistan condemned today what he called a “tragic and devastating” air strike on the Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz early this morning, which resulted in the deaths and injuries of medical personnel, patients and other civilians.
KABUL, 30 September 2015 – As the situation unfolds in Kunduz, the United Nations in Afghanistan reminds all parties to the conflict of their obligations under international humanitarian law to protect civilians from harm and to respect human rights at all times.
GENEVA, 29 September 2015 – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today expressed deep concern about the human rights situation in Afghanistan's northeastern city of Kunduz following a major Taliban attack yesterday. He urged both parties to the conflict to take all measures to protect civilians from harm.
SRSG with Finance Minister [5 September 2015]
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