Coalition civilian casualty claims for 2017 indicate record number of fatalities in Iraq and Syria
Hundreds of civilians have reportedly died in several mass casualty events, marking a stark increase in civilian bloodshed at Mosul
January 2017 saw highest-ever reported civilian fatalities from Coalition airstrikes – outdoing Russia’s actions in Syria
Recent improvements in civilian casualty reporting remain in place, despite transition from Obama to Trump
Turkey is the 13th member of the US-led Coalition against ISIL. Yet its unilateral military adventures in northern Syria and Iraq are often directly at odds with its ‘allies’.
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.
Record numbers of civilian fatalities were reported in November 2016 from both Coalition and Russian airstrikes
Seven new civilian casualty events were admitted by the Coalition in December – including the first confirmed deaths from artillery strikes