Syria

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A study published last year by Amnesty International found that the U.S.-led bombing campaign on Raqqa, Syria in 2017 killed an estimated 1,600 innocent civilians while leveling the city. (Photo: Amnesty International)</p>
After nearly a decade of war, the special rapporteur noted, Syrians are living with "extensively damaged houses, medical units, schools, and other facilities."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Afghan journalist Rahmatullah Nekzad was shot dead while on his way to mosque in Ghazni, Afghanistan on December 21, 2020. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)
"The fact that murder is on the rise and the number of journalists imprisoned...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Mosul, Iraq under U.S. aerial bombardment on July 9, 2017. (Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)
The Post report relies heavily on figures from the airstrike watchdog Airwars—...

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A small feel-good sliver in a feel-bad framework: Pihcintu, a sweet-voiced, multicultural chorus of refugee girls and women here in Portland, sang today at the U.N. to celebrate a new Global Compact on Refugees aimed at supporting the largely poor countries that host the world's 25-million-plus refugees. The compact, which will help the U.N give food, shelter and succor like that once accorded Pihcintu members, was approved by all but two countries; the U.S. was one.