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We are humanitarians, not activists, says aid NGO

March 6, 2009

"...Ten international NGOs were expelled: Britain's Oxfam and Save the Children; US-based CARE, CHF and the International Rescue Committee; the French Solidarités and Action Contre la Faim; and Mercy Corps, MSF’s Dutch section and the Norwegian Refugee Council. [...] Omar al-Bashir, Sudan's president, confirmed that 10 foreign aid agencies had been expelled, accusing them of violating the law. Thierry Durand, of French NGO Doctors Without Borders, says his medical organisation is being wrongly accused. ..."

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