Posts Tagged ‘night raid’

BBC News | July 27, 2011

Syrian security forces have killed at least eight people in a raid on the town of Kanaker near the capital, Damascus, rights groups say.


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UNAMA Press Release

30 April 2011

“Parties to the conflict must not deliberately attack, target or kill civilians, or indiscriminately harm them,” said Staffan de Mistura, the UN chief in Afghanistan. “We call on all parties to take all possible measures to protect civilians, especially in the forthcoming months when we expect, unfortunately, intensified conflict.” (more…)

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By Rafiq Sherzad

NAZARABAD, Afghanistan, April 29 (Reuters) – U.S. troops raided the home of a female member of the Afghan parliament and killed a neighbour who was one of her relatives, the MP said on Thursday, an incident that sparked angry protests in the east. (more…)

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By The Canadian Press

Canadian military police formally opened an investigation Wednesday into allegations an Afghan teenager was unarmed when he was shot and killed by soldiers during a night-time raid just outside Kandahar city almost three years ago. (more…)

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