SA paramilitary firm ‘committed war crimes fighting Moz ...


SA paramilitary firm ‘committed war crimes fighting Moz insurgents’

Dyck Advisory Group vows to look into scathing Amnesty International report, which alleges it attacked hospital, schools

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SA paramilitary company Dyck Advisory Group (DAG), which is helping the Mozambican police fight a deadly insurgency in that country, has been accused of war crimes, including using helicopters to attack hospitals and schools and dropping hand grenades on civilians.

Amnesty International (AI) on Tuesday released a damning report on alleged war crimes committed by both Islamic-backed insurgents and Mozambican government forces, who have been at war with each other since 2007.

According to Doctors Without Borders, to date more than 600,000 civilians have been displaced by fighting in Mozambique’s gas-rich Cabo Delgado province. About 250,000 of the displaced are children, says Unicef...

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