AOAV’s analysis raises concerns over RAF’s civilian casualties: urgent need for transparency and accountability, Minister Heappey responds

AOAV’s analysis exposes a significant gap between documented civilian casualties and official reports, prompting calls for transparency and accountability in RAF airstrikes, as UK Minister James Heappey emphasizes the importance of collaboration with civil society and learning from US practices to address concerns and ensure accurate reporting of civilian harm.

British Government’s record on civilian casualties in Syria and Iraq questioned

An investigation by the Guardian and Airwars reveals discrepancies in the UK government’s account of civilian casualties in airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq, raising questions about transparency and accountability in military operations.

10 more civilians believed killed in RAF airstrikes over Iraq and Syria

AOAV’s analysis found that RAF airstrikes in Iraq and Syria between 2016 and 2018 resulted in at least 29 civilian deaths, raising questions over the RAF’s civilian casualty recording and accountability.