War Crimes in Syria – level 2

16-09-2019 15:00

The conflict in Syria started nine years ago. Hundreds of thousands of people died and about 13 million had to leave their homes.

The United Nations investigated the conflict, and it sent out a 21-page report last Wednesday. They based the report on hundreds of interviews and analyses of photos, videos and satellite images. The report says that the airstrikes launched by the USA, Syria and Russia in Syria may be war crimes. War crimes are attacks against civilians or civilian areas.

Difficult words: based on (created from), launch (start, fire, attack), civilian (a person who is not a fighter, not a soldier, “normal” person).

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