Afghan civilian casualties soar

They show that August had the highest number of deaths since the overthrow of the Taleban almost seven years ago. The UN says that from January to August 1,445 civilians were killed – a rise of 39% on the same period last year. Meanwhile, members of parliament are holding a one-day walk-out in protest the increase in civilian casualties…

Over two-thirds were caused by air strikes and the UN is calling for an independent assessment of damage, so that survivors and relatives can be compensated. >>>>>

Members of Parliament are supposed to be on the side of he coalition of the U.S. If they are walking out, then this should be saying something.

The U.S. went to Afghanistan in order to seek ‘compensation’ for something the Afghanis did not do.  Now we are trying to come up with a bottom line to ‘compensate’ them for the lives of their loved ones.


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