Kunduz

Afghanistan

Afghanistan has collapsed into chaos

Ben Anderson
6.7.17
war and conflict

Taliban Attacks Have Killed Dozens of Police and Civilians Across Afghanistan in Past Three Days

The violence came as Amnesty International released a report saying that the number of internally displaced people in Afghanistan has doubled in the last three years.
Reuters and VICE News
5.31.16
war and conflict

UN Security Council Reminds the World: Don't Bomb Hospitals or Kill Doctors

As medical centers in conflict areas continue to be assaulted, the UN adopted a resolution demanding that countries comply with their obligations under international law to protect healthcare personnel and facilities.
Samuel Oakford
5.3.16
war and conflict

US Claims Assault on MSF Afghan Hospital Isn't a War Crime Because It Was an Accident

A US military investigation found that series of human and equipment-related errors led to the attack in Kunduz, which lasted for a full half-hour and killed 42 people before the gunship stopped firing on the hospital.
Samuel Oakford
4.29.16
war and conflict

Afghanistan Braces for Tough Fighting Season as Taliban Announces Spring Offensive

'Jihad against the aggressive and usurping infidel army is a holy obligation upon our necks,' said a Taliban statement, as they announced the start of this year's fighting season.
Reuters News Agency
4.12.16
Afghanistan

US General Apologizes in Person for Bombing MSF Hospital in Afghanistan

Last October, a US gunship bombed a hospital in Kunduz, killing 42 people and wounding 37 others. Five months later, the new US commander in Afghanistan visited the city and apologized.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
3.22.16
war and conflict

Another Doctors Without Borders Hospital Has Been Bombed in Syria

The medical charity said rhree people were killed and at least six wounded in an airstrike on a hospital in southern Syria. In December, barrel-bomb attacks partially ?destroyed an MSF-supported hospital in the Homs Governorate, killing seven people.
Samuel Oakford
2.9.16
Taliban

Taliban Prison Break (Extra Scene from 'The Resurgence of the Taliban')

In this extra scene, VICE News filmmaker Nagieb Khaja speaks to one of the hundreds of prisoners that escaped from a Kunduz jail, rumored to have been aided by the Taliban.
VICE News
11.18.15
middle east

US Special Forces Couldn’t See Afghan Hospital When They Called in Deadly Strike

New details have emerged about the location of US forces ahead of the deadly airstrike that killed 30 people and destroyed a Doctors Without Borders Hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
11.12.15
war

Embedded in Northern Afghanistan: The Resurgence of the Taliban

VICE News filmmaker Nagieb Khaja gained exclusive access to the Taliban, and spoke to fighters that briefly took control of Kunduz — the first major city to fall to the group since it was ousted from power in 2001.
VICE News
11.6.15
trailer

The Resurgence of the Taliban (Trailer)

VICE News filmmaker Nagieb Khaja gained exclusive access to the Taliban, and spoke to fighters that briefly took control of Kunduz — the first major city to fall to the group since it was ousted from power in 2001.
VICE News
11.2.15
News

We Asked An Expert if the US Bombing of a Hospital in Afghanistan Was a War Crime

It doesn't seem likely that anyone with a US passport will pay a price for the bombing that killed at least 30 people this month.
Matt Taylor
10.29.15
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