WARCRIMES

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Jury chosen for Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial, opening arguments on…

Published 18/06/2019

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Tuesday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL court-martialed on charges of murdering [more…]

`Staggering` civilian deaths from U.S.-led air strikes in Raqqa Syria: U.N.

`Staggering` civilian deaths from U.S.-led air strikes in Raqqa Syria: U.N.

Published 14/06/2017

FILE PHOTO'' Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters stand amid smoke in Raqqa's western neighbourhood of Jazra, Syria June 11, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said

United Nations war crimes investigators said on Wednesday that intensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by U.S.-backed forces on Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa in Syria were causing a "staggering loss of civilian life".

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