Nine Per Cent Reduction in Civilian Casualties in 2017: Better news (but still bad)

For the first time since 2012, UNAMA has recorded a year-on-year decrease – of nine per cent – in civilian casualties sustained during the Afghan conflict. This relatively good news still meant that more than ten thousand civilians were killed and injured during 2017. There are glimmers of hope in UNAMA’s report; the Afghan National … Continue reading Nine Per Cent Reduction in Civilian Casualties in 2017: Better news (but still bad)