TV News LIES

Monday, Jun 17th

Last update06:51:49 AM GMT

You are here News War UN: 'Staggering' civilian deaths in Raqqa offensive

UN: 'Staggering' civilian deaths in Raqqa offensive

E-mail Print PDF

Staggering civilian casualties in Raqqa offensiveIntensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by US-backed rebel forces on Syria’s Raqqa are causing a "staggering loss of civilian life", United Nations war crimes investigators have said.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group of Kurdish and Arab militias supported by a US-led coalition, began attacking Raqqa a week ago to take it from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS).

Paulo Pinheiro, chairman of the UN Commission of Inquiry, told the Human Rights Council on Wednesday that the increased attacks have resulted "not only in staggering loss of civilian life, but has also led to 160,000 civilians fleeing their homes".

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


A U.S. doctor in Gaza wants President Biden to know 'we are not safe'

US doctor in Gaza wants Biden to know they are not safe Dr. Adam Hamawy, a U.S. doctor and former U.S. Army combat surgeon who is currently in...

‘Lavender’: The AI machine directing Israel’s bombing spree in Gaza

Lavender In 2021, a book titled “The Human-Machine Team: How to Create Synergy Between Human and Artificial...

30,000-plus lives lost: Visualizing the death and destruction of Israel's war in Gaza

Visualizing deaths in Gaza Sunday marks six months since the start of the 2023 Israel-Hamas war, which began Oct. 7...

8 decades later, remains of a Virginia sailor killed in Pearl Harbor are identified

David WalkerDavid Walker from Norfolk, Va., was 19 years old when Japanese torpedoes sunk his battleship at...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!