Airstrikes and Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan
Civilian deaths in Afghanistan from US and NATO airstrikes nearly tripled from 2006 to 2007, with recent deadly airstrikes exacerbating the problem and fuelling a public backlash. The report also condemns the Taliban’s use of “human shields” in violation of the laws of war.
- "Troops in Contact"
- Map of Afghanistan
- II. International Forces Operating in Afghanistan
- III. US and NATO Bombing and Civilian Deaths
- IV. Taliban Shielding and Airstrikes
- V. Airstrikes: Policies for their Use, Problems in Implementation
- VI. Legal Standards
- VII. Recommendations
- VIII. Acknowledgements