Alleged Coalition civilian casualty events continue at record levels – again outpacing Russia’s reported actions in Syria
January 2017 saw highest-ever reported civilian fatalities from Coalition airstrikes – outdoing Russia’s actions in Syria
Likely non-combatant deaths from Coalition actions in Iraq and Syria rose by 70 percent compared to 2015. And thousands of civilians died in likely Russian airstrikes throughout 2016.
Thanks to a ceasefre and partial drawdown, likely civilian deaths from Russian airstrikes in Syria fell significantly during Spring 2016. But the decline proved short-term.
Record numbers of civilian fatalities were reported in November 2016 from both Coalition and Russian airstrikes
Airwars stresses the need for common rules and procedures when it comes to the monitoring of – and public accounting for – reported civilian casualties
Significant rise in civilian casualties reported from Coalition, Russian and Turkish airstrikes in Iraq and Syria for October 2016.
Alleged Russian civilian casualty events were back to levels last seen in January, as Coalition geared for Mosul assault