Afghan Survivor Tells Obama: 'You Be the Judge'

Video calls for UN-led investigation into US attack
By Emily Rauhala,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 23, 2010 3:43 AM CDT

American forces in Afghanistan lost "all credibility" by killing 5 civilians and attempting to hide the evidence by digging bullets out of their bodies, a new video campaign says. The video features an interview with Afghan scholar Sayid Mohammed Mal, who survived the attack. "They say they have come to protect us," he says. "But on the contrary, they are killing us and we are awaiting our deaths," he says. "You be the judge yourself, Mr. Obama."

The campaign, started by Brave New Films, asks viewers to push for an independent investigation into the botched operation. The United Nations already slammed the US for its 'inhuman' treatment of civilians. The most senior special operations commander in the American military asked the family for forgiveness and took them two sheep as a gift.

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