- 7 Apr 2021
Latest figures show RAF airstrikes targeted 4,369 militants in Iraq and Syria since 2014; MOD maintains claim only one civilian killed
These new figures include 4,066 militants killed (93% of total), with 303 more militants wounded (7%).
- 10 Mar 2021
‘Fires everywhere’: the bombing of Germany 1942 – 1945 examined
In a three year campaign of fire from the skies, almost half a million Germans were killed, three-quarters of a million were wounded, and seven and a half million were left homeless.
- 9 Feb 2021
UK arms exports to Saudis to continue amid record missile sales
The UK saw its largest quarterly increase in arms export to Saudi Arabia since the Kingdom began their bombing campaign in Yemen, official figures reveal.
- 16 Oct 2020
Targeting Life in Idlib: HRW report on Syrian-Russian strikes on Civilian infrastructure
HRW say targeting of civilian infrastructure by the Syrian-Russian Alliance amounts to war crimes and crimes against humanity.
- 12 Sep 2020
Global explosive violence sharply declines during Covid19, new data suggests
There was a 58% decrease globally in civilian victims from explosive violence between April and July 2020, compared to the same four months in 2019
- 9 Jul 2020
Protecting medical care in conflict: a solvable problem
Hospitals and medical care workers have suffered an alarming number of tragic attacks over the past few years. This report examines the phenomenon and offers recommendations to mitigate the harm.
- 9 Jul 2020
The effects of strategic bombing of Germany in WWII on health and medical care
This report summarises the conclusions of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey in their research into the effects of air raids on the health of Germany.
- 8 Jul 2020
The Effects of Strategic Bombing in WWII on German Morale
This report summarises the conclusions of the United States Strategic Bombing Survey in their research into the effects of air raids on the willingness and ability of the German population to support the war effort.
- 7 Jul 2020
AOAV condemns government decision to allow new arms sales to Saudi Arabia
Government ends appeal to Supreme Court on arms to Saudi Arabia, but decides it can continue sales. UK has licensed at least £5.3 billion worth of arms to Saudi Arabia since the conflict began in March 2015.
- 17 Mar 2020
Claims by European allies of no civilian harm from airstrikes exposed
The UK, France and Belgium have refused to take responsibility for at least 40 deaths in 11 European strikes during 2017 and 2018, which the US-led Coalition officially says killed civilians, it has been reported.
- 16 Mar 2020
RAF implicated in 16 civilian deaths from airstrikes – new evidence
The US military believes there to be “credible” evidence that RAF airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have resulted in at least 16 civilian deaths in total.
- 7 Feb 2020
UK won’t say how many RAF bombs fail to explode – harms manufacturer’s ‘trade secrets’
UK Government won't say how many of its bombs failed to explode following air strikes in Iraq and Syria because it impacts “trade secrets” and relationship with arms producers.