Significant civilian casualties continued from reported Russian strikes in Syria’s eastern Ghouta; and from Turkish actions in Afrin
The Netherlands – often criticized for being the least transparent member of the US-led Coalition – has improved its public reporting since strikes renewed in January
Turkish and Russian military actions in Syria led to significant civilian casualties – while claims against the Coalition remained at a low level
New Airwars monitoring project tracks civilian harm from Turkish military actions – as well as reported casualties from Kurdish counterfire
Civilian deaths from Coalition actions were up by more than 200% in 2017, as the war against ISIS pushed deep into cities
Despite a significant decline in Coalition actions against ISIS, reported civilian harm continued into 2018.
‘Stop treating the British people as mugs,’ senior Labour politician tells MoD as it continues to insist no civilians harmed in 1,600 airstrikes
With ISIS mostly defeated, Airwars tracked a major fall in reported Coalition civilian casualties in November. Russia remains a problem.