The names of 729 of the hundreds of civilians killed by Hamas – the names released so far

Hundreds of Hamas gunmen attacked Israeli communities near Gaza, resulting in hundreds dead. This is a list of the civilian names known so far (Nov 2 2023)

Independent Inquiry relating to Afghanistan: day 3

The Inquiry into allegations of severe war crimes involving a campaign of murder by UK Special Forces in Afghanistan, which was purportedly known and permitted by Senior Officers and the MOD, unravels a harrowing narrative of civilian deaths, potential cover-ups, and an organizational culture that enabled sustained, egregious violations of human rights, with the bereaved families seeking justice amidst institutional obfuscation and delayed inquiries.

Why did the UK MOD refuse to release ministerial letter on SAS killings in Afghanistan to AOAV, citing public interest grounds?

MOD refused to disclose to AOAV internal concerns raised by Veterans Minister Johnny Mercer in 2019 regarding the termination of an inquiry into alleged misconduct by UK special forces in Afghanistan

Killed in their beds: UK Special Forces accused of unlawful killings in night raids in Afghanistan

An ongoing inquiry unveils allegations against UK special forces for conducting unlawful night raids in Afghanistan, resulting in the deaths of civilians, including children, sparking nationwide controversy and demanding justice for the victims.

AOAV echoes alarm over Russian cluster munitions in Ukraine in Human Rights Watch findings

Action on Armed Violence reports on the alarming use of deadly cluster munitions in Ukraine by both Russian and Ukrainian forces, backed by the recent findings from Human Rights Watch (HRW), and urges an immediate halt to the use and procurement of these indiscriminate weapons.

Inquiry considers allegations of 80 unlawful civilian killings and cover-up by UK’s SAS in Afghanistan

An ongoing public inquiry into the conduct of UK’s Special Air Service (SAS) in Afghanistan between 2010 and 2013 suggests that about 80 Afghan civilians may have been summarily killed by SAS units.

Why the UK should stop arming Saudi Arabia

Oxfam report accuses UK of arming Saudi-led coalition in Yemen despite evidence of IHL violations; CAAT lawsuit launched to end arms sales, temporary halt in 2019 overruled in 2020, leading to public criticism and questioning of trade deals vs human rights.