(NEWSER) – The UN high commissioner for human rights on Sunday suggested the US attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz was a war crime. For the international aid group, there is no doubt. "We're under the clear presumption that a war crime has been committed," Jason Cone, executive director of the aid organization, told NPR Sunday.
It wants "a full and transparent investigation ... by an independent, international body." NPR takes a look at what it frames as an uphill battle in proving such a crime occurred. Though Robert Goldman, an international law professor at American University, says "you bet" we'll probably "have to make some kinds of reparation," he sees it as extremely challenging to prove intentionality, "rather than just a case of poor intelligence or negligence."
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