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Clarity needed in conflict zones, says UN expert


On the first anniversary of the Ukraine International Airlines plane crash which killed all 176 persons aboard, a UN human rights expert called for urgent measures to protect civilian aircraft flying in conflict zones or areas of high military tensions, Anadolu Agency reports.
“The downing of Flight PS752 sadly highlights the insufficiencies of the international conventions related to air safety, both in preventing military actions against civilian planes, and in ensuring proper investigations,” said Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial or arbitrary executions.
On Jan. 8, 2020, two Iranian missiles struck the flight to Kiev, moments after take-off from Tehran’s …read more

Source:: Middle East Monitor

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