“War Crime” is an act that constitutes a serious violation of the law of war that gives rise to individual criminal responsibility.
Examples of war crimes include intentionally killing civilians or prisoners, torture, wantonly destroying property, taking hostages, perfidy, rape, using child soldiers, pillaging, declaring that no quarter will be given, and using weapons that cause superfluous injury or unnecessary suffering. (1)
From doctorswithoutborders.org website.
MSF Response to Pentagon Claim That Afghan Forces Called For Kunduz
October 05, 2015
“Today the US government has admitted that it was their airstrike that hit our hospital in Kunduz and killed 22 patients and MSF staff. Their description of the attack keeps changing—from collateral damage, to a tragic incident, to now attempting to pass responsibility to the Afghanistan government.
The reality is the US dropped those bombs.
The US hit a huge hospital full of wounded patients and MSF staff.
The US military remains responsible for the targets it hits, even though it is part of a coalition. There can be no justification for this horrible attack.
With such constant discrepancies in the US and Afghan accounts of what happened, the need for a full transparent independent investigation is ever more critical.”
—Christopher Stokes, General Director, Médecins Sans Frontières
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Sorry – I see no difference between what the US Government has done, is doing – than what ISIS, ISIL or Daesh – Taliban – are involved with.
Please refer to a prior post on this matter:-
“US Foreign Policy – “Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting”
“In order to fight the darkness do not draw your sword light a candle.” (3)
Mainstream media should light this candle – under Obama’s bum and make the US and the President accountable for their actions – this is (……<–insert your own description here..!)