Amnesty International reported that during the battle for Mosul Iraqi armed forces and supporting coalition under the leadership of the United States has systematically violated international law. Human rights defenders see if I can qualify these actions as war crimes.
The Iraqi army and Kurdish and Shiite militias were used in the shelling of the Mosul rocket launchers, devoid of guidance systems. They have caused considerable damage to urban areas, which is illegal.
«Even when the ammunition hit the target, destroying the militants «Islamic state», their use led to losses among the civilian population, which could have been avoided. Often the power of the blow was excessive for the tasks», — stated in the document.
Human rights activists criticized the strikes, which struck in Mosul Western force. The US and its allies have also been accused of disproportionate use of force.
«Islamic state» is accused of using civilians as human shields, as well as in their dealings with hundreds, and even thousands of residents of Mosul who were trying to leave the city. Among the victims of jihadist women and children.