In an article on the Iraqi refugee situation for civilians fleeing Fallujah, the spot of a sore battle between the Islamic State and the Iraqi government, the newspaper conveniently forgot what has gotten us to this point: withdrawing U.S. troops and leaving a power vacuum that the Islamic State filled.
No wonder the refugee crisis overwhelmed Europe; a lot of the country’s population fled beyond Syria’s borders if they could. The estimate that about 400,000 people were killed, wounded, or displaced as a result of the civil war. Photo by European Parliament
Amnesty International, a human rights group, made the accusation as they saw civilian deaths spike after Russia entered the civil war.
As the Iraqi government plans to retake the city of Ramadi, ISIS is planning to use civilians as human shields.
The Free Beacon reported: A U.S. Central Command official confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon on Monday that warning pamphlets were dropped on Islamic State targets 45 minutes before bombing sorties in order “to minimize the risks to civilians.” The confirmation comes on the heels of disclosures that U.S. military pilots were blocked from dropping […]
Amnesty International, which isn’t a conservative or pro-Israel group by any stretch of the imagination, said Hamas killed Palestinians in Gaza.
BBC News estimated about 16 more civilians died during fighting the past 24 hours, where pro-Russia rebels are pushing back Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine.
6/16/2016 - Washington Post Forgets Iraq Situation Was Partly Caused by Obama’s Withdrawal of Troops
2/12/2016 - Group says Half of Syria’s Population has been Killed, Wounded or Displaced
12/23/2015 - Russia Accused of Killing At Least 200 Civilians since Entering Syrian Civil War
12/3/2015 - ISIS Plans to Use Human Shields in Iraq
11/24/2015 - Pentagon Admits Warning Pamphlets were to Minimize Civilian Casualties
5/27/2015 - Hamas Executed Palestinians, says Human Rights Group
2/3/2015 - More Civilians Dying in Ukraine while Pro-Russia Rebels push back Gov’t Forces