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The use of white phosphorus is a case in point. It's use has been widely reported on but the ADF deny having any documents either by the ADF ...
In mid-June 2017, rights groups reported that the U.S.-led coalition had used white phosphorus in Mosul and Raqqa as part of its campaign ...
An interview in June with NPR saw McAslan confirm they used white phosphorus to screen areas within West Mosul to get civilians out safely.
For all his complaints about the media, you know what he is doing in the early hours of the morning? Not sleeping. Not thinking about that poor boy who came home from North Korea in a coma, God help him, and what kind of a nation would do that to ...
Furthermore, the US and its allies are using white phosphorus against urban areas, Human Rights Watch reported. The use of this explosively combustible material is banned by international law except outside populated areas against concentrations of ...

The US-led coalition's recent use of white phosphorus munitions on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Raqqa was unlawful, and may amount to a war crime, Amnesty International has said after verifying five videos of the incident.
white phosphorus: Members of the U.S. coalition condemned by Human Rights Watch for using toxic gas in Mosul and other densely populated areas.
Beirut - The U.N. children's agency warned Friday that a critical funding shortfall is threatening aid to 9 million Syrian children, both in their country and among the refugees in neighboring states.
And the human rights group Amnesty International warned that the U.S. or its partners may have committed war crimes using white phosphorus on Raqqa. white phosphorous is a highly flammable substance that burns at extremely high temperatures for long ...
US-backed forces are using tactics that cause a 'staggering' number of civilian deaths, but military action won't defeat ISIS, says Phyllis Bennis, director the New ...
The use of white phosphorus by the US-led coalition in Mosul is "not within the international legal framework," the UN coordinator for rights group Salam for democracy and human rights told RT, adding that Baghdad should launch an independent ...
The US-led coalition's use of white phosphorus munitions on the outskirts of al-Raqqa, Syria is unlawful and may amount to a war crime, Amnesty International can confirm after verifying five videos of the incident.
Operations to Clear Mosul's Old City See Slow Progress; Use of white phosphorous of Concern - Iraqi security forces continued their push into the last neighborhoods controlled by ISIS in western Mosul, preparing for their final assault of the militants ...
Beirut - The Human Rights Watch organisation on Wednesday urged the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq to protect civilians from the effects of white phosphorus. The statement comes after several instances in which the ...
A New Zealand army general on Wednesday confirmed that coalition forces fighting ISIS have used the controversial chemical white phosphorus in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The revelation comes after the Human Rights Watch issued a news release this week ...
"No matter how white phosphorus is used, it poses a high risk of horrific and long-lasting harm in crowded cities like Raqqa and Mosul and any other areas with concentrations of civilians," said Steve Goose, arms director at Human Rights Watch.

"No matter how white phosphorus is used, it poses a high risk of horrific and long-lasting harm in crowded cities like Raqqa and Mosul and any ...
US led forces must take all possible measures to protect civilians and refrain from using white phosphorous in the vicinity of concentrations of civilians.
The New York Times reports that US and/or US-allied forces in Syria may be using white phosphorous munitions in the assault on Raqqa, capital city of the Islamic State in Syria.
white phosphorus - Images and reports from witnesses in the Syrian city of Raqqa suggest the U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State there has used munitions loaded with white phosphorus, the use of which in populated areas is prohibited under ...
Beirut (AP) - The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria is endangering civilians by using artillery-delivered white phosphorous, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday, after reports that such weapons were used in the Syrian ...
Multiple reports are confirming that a US-led Coalition used white phosphorus-loaded ammunitions in heavily populated cities of Iraq and Syria.
Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition fighting in Iraq and Syria, would not confirm the use of the munition but said in an email that the U.S.
The Islamic State has made claims of use of white phosphorous by United States-led forces before as part of its efforts to discredit its enemies.
IS also alleged that the U.S.-led coalition used white phosphorous munitions over Raqqa on Thursday at dusk, when Muslims would breaking their fasts during the holy month of Ramadan.
The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria appears to have used white phosphorus-loaded munitions on at least two occasions in densely populated areas of Mosul and in the Islamic State's de facto capital of Raqqa, according to videos posted online and ...
Damascus, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Tens of civilians were killed on Thursday when the U.S.-led airstrikes targeted Syria's northern city of Raqqa with white phosphorus, pro-government Sham FM radio reported. The "unprecedented" airstrikes targeted the ...
white phosphorus atau Fosfor putih sudah digunakan sebagai senjata untuk perang sejak lama. Penggunaan salah satu senjata kimia ini telah dilarang untuk perang karena sifatnya yang bahaya dan mematikan tak kecuali terhadap masyarakat sipil.
They have various types of ammunition, CVT, Controlled Variable Time, WP, white phosphorus, which you could shoot with either fuse, time fuse so you could get an airburst and do more damage.
Reports say the Iraqi government is investigating claims its army used white phosphorus in Daesh-controlled areas. An international human rights group reported on Monday that at least 26 bodies of "blindfolded and handcuffed" men were found in ...
white phosphorus munitions were used in western Mosul on Saturday, Human Rights Watch said, based on their analysis of still photographs and videos taken by a number of television channels.
Nuova fake news Isis in Siria sul web. I miliziani Daesh hanno fatto circolare su internet in queste ore la notizia che la Coalizione Internazionale ha effettuato un bombardamento su Mosul con bombe al fosforo Willy Pete (white phosphorus). A conferma ...
Mark Hiznay, direktur bidang senjata pada Human Rights Watch (HRW), yakin gas seperti kepulan asap putih yang terlihat di kawasan barat Mosul itu adalah white phosphorus alias WP. Gas fosfor putih tersebut merupakan senjata kimia mematikan.
Everything is relative. 75 years ago, people in different cities all over the World would hear a siren, and then airplanes would start dropping hundreds of tons of high explosive, fragmentation, white phosphorus, and incendiary non-guided bombs on them ...
Some carried white phosphorous grenades. They carried all they could bear and then some, including a silent awe for the terrible power of the things they carried.
chemists can remove the oxygens bound to it to get elemental white phosphorus, which glows in the dark, but it is so unstable that it spontaneously ignites on exposure to air.
The war in Syria is a conflict of the social media age. Everyone - the rebels, the government, ordinary citizens, everyone - has a cellphone.
During a week on Pork Chop Hill, Hoelscher recounts the explosive sight of napalm bombs and the blinding view of white phosphorus used by American soldiers to counter the fierce attack of North Korean troops. According to Hoelscher's company ...
They didn't talk much about their service on the course, he said, but he read about them later, learning, for instance, that Adams had been burned over 92 percent of his body while on patrol in Iraq in 2007, caught in the explosion of two white ...
Once on the ground, the troops could summon unlimited strikes by jet fighter bombers stacked overhead, laden with bombs and napalm and white phosphorous, which could burn its way through a man's flesh. There was no limit to the level of explosives that ...
"Thousands of them [Okinawans] were wounded during the American invasion," Peretz recounted. "Many of them had hidden in caves, and to get them out, the US Army used white phosphorous bombs." The experience, he said, "only reinforced my opposition ...
When the war on Terror was declared against Iraq, NATO forces joined, using forbidden weapons, such as white phosphorus, that continue to devastate Iraqis today.
I mean we hate militarism, ours is an ancient intellectual culture, before bombing folks with cluster bombs and white phosphorus we always radio them to seek shelter if they could find such a place in Palestine, kids to duck under their school desks ...
Dick Durham: More than 200 Dutch yachts will sail to Chatham on 8 June to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the worst day in the history of the Royal navy when their ancestors set the River Medway alight.
There were also widespread reports that the Americans had attacked Falluja with white phosphorus, a chemical agent that burns through human skin.
He was also able to toss grenades that emitted white phosphorous smoke at their positions, so his troop commander could accurately fire artillery at their entrenchments.
"Human Rights Watch researchers in Gaza immediately after hostilities ended found spent shells, canister liners, and dozens of burnt felt wedges containing white phosphorus on city streets, apartment roofs, residential courtyards, and at a United ...
For example, it may come as no surprise in a country where so much of the population identifies as Muslim, but the band are no fans of Israeli military aggression toward the Palestinian people; they address the issue in a song called "white phosphorous ...
Nesbella didn't escape the battle unscathed, earning a Purple Heart for his wounds, which resulted from exploding white phosphorus munitions struck by a strafing plane. "The white phosphorus was coming down like snow," he remembered. Nesbella's arm ...


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