Moscow’s intervention in Syria – its most successful military adventure in decades – looks poised to restore the Assad government. Thousands of civilians have died in the process.
While credible reports of large numbers of civilians killed at al Mansoura emerged within hours, it has taken the Coalition 16 months to concede any harm.
Investigators traveled to Raqqa and spoke with more than 100 witnesses and victims, with their report highlighting the deaths of dozens of members of just four families.
After nearly four years of strikes the UK has finally admitted to a single civilian casualty
Thousands of civilians were killed during the battle for Mosul, but there is no official death toll.
Australia remains the only American ally to admit any civilian harm after almost four years of strikes
Tens of thousands of US bombs and missiles helped drive Islamic State from Raqqa. But now the dead are being forgotten.
In 2015, the UN Commission said it wouldn’t investigate foreign airstrikes in Syria. Now it is citing Security Council members for unlawful strikes.