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Russia/Syria: War Crimes in Month of Bombing Aleppo

Russia/Syria: War Crimes in Month of Bombing Aleppo

Human Rights Watch (New York) – The Russian-Syrian coalition committed war crimes during a month-long aerial bombing campaign of opposition-controlled territory in Aleppo in September and October 2016. The Violations Documentation Center,…

Trumping Terrorism with Torture?

By Rebecca Gordon | (Informed Comment) | - - Why do Republican candidates for the presidency keep promising to commit war crimes? GOP standard-bearer Donald Trump guarantees he’ll torture terrorists and “take…
Yemen: Saudis Using US Cluster Munitions

Yemen: Saudis Using US Cluster Munitions

Human Rights Watch | - - End Production, Transfer of These Banned Weapons (Washington, DC) – Saudi Arabia has used US-made cluster munitions near civilian areas in Yemen, leaving behind unexploded submunitions,…

Trumping Terrorism with Torture?

By Rebecca Gordon | (Informed Comment) | - - Why do Republican candidates for the presidency keep promising to commit war crimes? Donald Trump guarantees he’ll torture terrorists and “take out their…