Twelve Doctors Without Borders staff and seven patients, including three children…
And for injuring;
Another 37 others : 19 staff members, including five in critical condition, and 18 patients and caretakers.
He explained that he is authorising US or US affiliated and controlled investigations of the incident.
But Doctors without borders still wants
an independent investigation led by the International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission to establish what happened in Kunduz, how it happened, and why it happened
It needs the US and Afghan Governments’ consent because the USA and Afghanistan are not signatories to Article 90 of the additional protocol to the Geneva Convention, which will mobilize the commission.They have written to 76 countries that have signed the Article but none have yet replied.
The article came into force in 1977. Just after the end of the Vietnam War. We are a signatory. Good question for Mr Key from our intrepid reporters travelling with him?
“Have you read the letter from Medicins sans Frontieres and what is your response to their request?”