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Afghanistan: Mid-Year Report 2013: Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Categories: Afghanistan,Births/Deaths,Civil/Human Rights,Statistics,United Nations

Reports that civilian deaths in Afghanistan were up 23% over the comparable period of 2012.  More than 1,300 civilian deaths were documented between January 1 and June 30 of 2013.  Describes the impact of the war on civilians and the types of threats they face.  From the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan