Civilian deaths
Drone warfare: The world needs to end US impunity

A recent report by The New York Times into the killings of hundreds of innocent civilians in Afghanistan and West Asia in over 50,000 air strikes carried out by the US since 2014 underlines the need to hold the imperialist power accountable for its crimes

Afghanistan children Nearly 33,000 children have been killed or maimed in Afghanistan since 2005

According to Save the Children, the actual number of children killed in Afghanistan in the last two decades is likely to be much higher as the data does not include victims of starvation, disease and poverty

Protestors demand justice for victims of Ramadan 29 massacre in Sudan and other stories

Today we look at the violent crackdown on protestors in Khartoum, Israel’s bombardment of Gaza and protests by Palestinians, and more

French air strike in January killed 19 unarmed civilians in Mali, says UN report

A probe by the UN mission in Mali concluded that French airplanes attacked a wedding party in a village named Bounti on January 3, killing 22 men, only three of whom were armed

Afghanistan violence Taliban shares 90-day reduction in violence plan with US

Following the first visit by US defence secretary Lloyd Austin to Afghanistan, the Taliban confirmed sharing a 90-day reduction in violence plan with the US

Civilian killed in Kashmir Family of 65-year-old Kashmiri civilian says he was killed by security forces

A civilian was allegedly killed by the Indian security forces in the Sopore district of Kashmir, according to his family. Following the incident, pictures of the deceased’s grandson sitting on top of his dead body drenched in blood went viral on social media, triggering widespread condemnation

Civilian death Kashmir Protests break out after paramilitary forces kill civilian for “jumping a checkpoint” in Kashmir

The killing of a 25-year-old civilian has triggered massive protests across central Kashmir. The security forces have responded by firing tear gas canisters and pellets, injuring scores of protesters

Iraq protests 10 protesters killed in violent crackdown by Iraqi security forces

Nearly 150 protesters were also injured in the crackdown by security forces on Monday and Tuesday. Since the beginning of the protests on October 1, 2019, more than 500 people have been killed and over 25,000 injured

Gaza deaths Israel kills three Palestinian youth in Gaza

While the Israelis have claimed that the three men had entered the country, evidence from sources in Gaza contradicts this assertion. One of the victims is reported to be a minor

Teenage death in Kashmir Teenager’s death triggers massive protests in Kashmir

Sixteen-year-old Tehseen Nazeer was crushed to death by an armored police vehicle in Srinagar’s Nowgam, on Monday, January 6

30 Afghan civilians killed in US airstrike on May 5

The attack took place in the western Bakwa district and the most of the civilians were daily wage laborers. Pro-government forces killed more civilians than the Taliban in the first three months of the year

Sudan protests As Sudanese uprising continues, police officers’ association urges members to disobey presidential order

“Let Al Bashir.. and the fat cats go out to face the people whom [they have] humiliated, impoverished and despised, rather than you whose salaries are not enough for one week,” the Police Officers Association said in a statement.