The bombing in Kunduz demanded to investigate as a war crime

The bombing in Kunduz demanded to investigate as a war crime


On the website of “Doctors without borders” reported that the organization initiated an investigation into the bombing in Kunduz within the framework of International humanitarian Commission for fact-finding.

As informs bi-Bi-si the head of “Doctors without borders” JL said that “you cannot rely on an internal investigation of the incident by the US, NATO and Afghan authorities”.

According to Liu, the Commission international humanitarian fact-finding is the only body which was created to investigate violations of international humanitarian law.

The Commission was established in 1991 under the additional protocols to the Geneva conventions. In order to initiate an investigation, required the support of one of 76 countries that have signed the protocols. Previously, the Committee had never been operational.

“Doctors without borders” I would like to investigate the bombing of the hospital organisation in the Afghan city of Kunduz, which took place on 3 October. As a result of the bomb hit the hospital killed 22 people.

Shortly after the bombing of the U.S. military command acknowledged that the strike on the hospital was in error caused by the U.S. air force. The head of the Pentagon Ashton Carter has brought for what happened apologize and U.S. President Barack Obama has asked the defense Department to conduct an investigation. Investigation into the incident and urged the UN Secretary General ban Ki-moon.

The high Commissioner for human rights Zeid RA’ad al-Hussein said that the airstrike on the hospital can be equated to war crime.