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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Amnesty Slams United States Over Civilian Deaths In Afghanistan

By Ben Sheppard Kabul (AFP) — The families of thousands of civilians killed by American forces in Afghanistan have been left without justice or compensation, Amnesty International said Monday, in a damning indictment of the U.S. military as it withdraws. Amnesty said it had gathered evidence of “a deeply flawed U.S. military justice system that […]

August 11, 2014

Gaza Death Toll Tops 700 As Cease-Fire Remains Elusive

By Batsheva Sobelman and Laura King, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM — Israel again pounded the Gaza Strip with bombardment on Thursday, driving up the Palestinian death toll to at least 720, while militants fired a flurry of rockets into Israeli territory, with most either falling harmlessly or intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome antimissile defense system. […]

July 24, 2014

Car Bomb, Mortar Rounds Kill At Least 50 People In Syria

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — At least 50 people were killed and scores injured Tuesday in Syria during a series of mortar and car-bomb attacks targeting pro-government districts in Damascus and the central city of Homs, the state media and a pro-opposition monitor reported. The deadliest strike was a car bombing near […]

April 29, 2014

In Libya, Civilians Bear Cost Of War

The Libyan revolution might have deposed a dictator, but it also created months of chaos, with a vacuum of authority and accountability. Civilians in Libya have experienced countless human rights abuses, the reports of which are just beginning to surface. News from Libya has often been confusing and sometimes contradictory, so information about human rights […]

September 1, 2011