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Syria: Confirmed - Cluster Bombs Used In Russian-Backed Airstrikes

“Russian-backed offensives by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in Aleppo province and elsewhere in the country over the past two weeks were aided by internationally banned cluster munitions, Human Rights Watch reported on Monday.” said  Samuel Oakford in his article in Vice News online. 806 more words

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Cluster weapons used in Yemen

Yemen: New evidence challenges coalition’s denial it used cluster munitions in recent attack

Evidence gathered by Amnesty International appears to confirm reports that the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces dropped US-manufactured cluster munitions on the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, on 6 January 2016.  58 more words

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Yemen: New evidence challenges coalition’s denial it used cluster munitions in recent attack

Source: Relief Web

Evidence gathered by Amnesty International appears to confirm reports that the Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces dropped US-manufactured cluster munitions on the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, on 6 January 2016. 1,231 more words

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U.S. Cluster Bombs and Saudi Bombing of Civilian Areas Lead to War Crimes

Syrian Free Press

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has issued a statement today warning that the U.S.-Saudi Arabian coalition’s intense airstrikes against residential areas, and apparent indiscriminate use of cluster bomb against populated areas in the capital city of Sanaa could amount to a war crime. 190 more words

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Russian Cluster-Bomb Use In Syria

Russian Bloggers Pinpoint Alleged Russian Cluster-Bomb Use In Syria

January 07, 2016

Russian open-source bloggers say they have documented more evidence that Russia is using cluster bombs in its air campaign supporting Syria’s embattled regime. 426 more words

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Saudi-led Forces Indiscriminately Airdrop Cluster Bombs on Yemen’s Capital, Sanaa

Deliberate or reckless use of cluster bombs in populated areas is a war crime: HRW

Saudi-led coalition forces airdropped cluster bombs on residential neighborhoods in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, early on January 6, 2016, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). 470 more words

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Kremlin Denies HRW Allegations Russia Using Cluster Bombs in Syria

 

Moscow denies allegations its Aerospace Forces have used cluster bombs in the fight against terrorism in Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.

  Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report Sunday that Moscow and Damascus had used cluster munitions, which are internationally banned weapons, in fight against militants in Syria. 150 more words