DailySurge: International law experts are blasting Doctors Without Borders’ forcibly removing civilian patients from the aid group’s Kunduz, Afghanistan, hospital and replacing them with wounded Taliban fighters when the city fell to the rebel control in late September.
Alan Dershowitz, an acclaimed Harvard constitutional lawyer and an authority in international law said that he was not surprised by the group, known as Medecins Sans Frontieres, favored Taliban fighters over civilian patients, telling the Daily Caller News Foundation in an interview he regarded Doctors Without Borders as “’Doctors Without Morals.”
Dershowitz charged the group has had a long history of anti-Western political stances and are not neutral. He says MSF “is a heavily ideological organization that often favors radical groups over Western democracies and is highly politicized.”
The lawyer said the doctors also were hypocritical. “What they violate is their own stated mandate and that is of taking no political ideological position and treating all people in need of medical care equally. It’s just not what they do.” Read more