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What is so valuable that it’s worth killing and dying for? (A thread)

In war, we have to measure human costs & compare it to the cost of doing nothing. This is hard work.

Recent work by @Amnesty/@Airwars/@danmahanty/@annieshiel helps to show us why. (1/13)
@Amnesty/@Airwars recently released a report on civilian casualties (#CIVCAS) in the fight for #Raqqa in which they claim that the coalition (@CJTFOIR) killed 1600 civilians (compared to the coalition claim of only 159) from June-Oct 2017. (2/13)
They go so far as to assert: “The Coalition launched strikes likely to cause excessive harm to civilians and failed to distinguish between military targets and civilians. … Disproportionate or indiscriminate attacks are war crimes.”

Is this right? (3/13)
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Today we launch “Rhetoric versus Reality” concluding nearly two years of on
the ground and data led investigation into civilian deaths in Raqqa, #Syria. Explore it here:
In a new interactive website, @amnesty and @airwars reveal findings of an indepth investigation detailing the destruction of Raqqa, #Syria. Explore the stories of the families who lived and died in
the war:
The “most precise air campaign in history” left #Raqqa the most destroyed city in modern times. @CJTFOIR stop with the rhetoric, time for a reality check. 1,600 #civcas and 80% of the city destroyed. @CJTFOIR must investigate now:
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