Russian Bombings Have Killed so Many Syrian Civilians They Could Be a War Crime

December 23, 2015 11:23 AM

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Russian airstrikes in Syria have indiscriminately killed hundreds of civilians and may constitute a war crime, Amnesty International said on Wednesday.

The human rights organization interviewed dozens of witnesses and activists, and reviewed video clips and images of six attacks and their aftermath, concluding that the Kremlin's claims it has only attacked "terrorist" targets are false.

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