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.
Reported civilian deaths from Russian actions were up by a third in Syria during the first six months of 2018. While claims against the Coalition were sharply down, several hundred civilians were still likely killed by the US-led alliance.
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.
More than 1,200 civilians were alleged killed by Russian actions in Syria during March – setting a grim new record
Thousands of civilians were killed during the battle for Mosul, but there is no official death toll.
Thirty months into its Syria campaign, Russia is reportedly killing more civilians than ever
Several dozen civilians have already been killed in fierce fighting at Afrin – with fears of a heavier toll ahead.
‘Stop treating the British people as mugs,’ senior Labour politician tells MoD as it continues to insist no civilians harmed in 1,600 airstrikes