Analyisis of the Amnesty International report on ‘war crimes’ allegations against Russia in Syria

SWEDHR Research & Reports. Vol 2., N° 39, 26 December 2015 By Professor Marcello Ferrada de Noli Ph.D. Chairman, Swedish Doctors for Human Rights (SWEDHR)   I. Introduction “Defamation—also calumny, vilification, and traducement—is the communication of a false statement that harms the reputation of an individual, group, government, religion, or nation.” Alleged episodic collateral damage as…