Friday, July 15, 2016

UN Report: War Crimes Committed By Both Sides In The Ukraine War

DW: UN notes possible 'war crimes' by both sides in Ukraine

Killings nearing "war crimes" on both of Ukraine's conflict have been identified in a UN human rights report. It highlights a lack of accountability as fighting rumbles on 18 months after a ceasefire was declared.

The United Nations' Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) reported on Thursday that "impunity for killings remains rampant" in Ukraine, mainly its eastern rebel regions.

The study listing 60 incidents, conducted between January 2014 and May of this year, widely blaming pro-Russian separatist groups in the self-proclaimed "people's republics" of Lugansk and Donetsk.

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More News On UN Claims That War Crimes Are Being Committed By Both Sides In The Ukraine War

UN report finds impunity for killings ‘remains rampant’ in Ukraine conflict -- UN News Centre
UN report blasts both sides in Ukraine conflict -- AP
Blind eye turned to arbitrary killings in Ukraine conflict: OHCHR -- Reuters
Ukraine crisis: Impunity 'pervasive' in east, says UN -- BBC
More than 9,000 killed in Ukraine since 2014, U.N. says; calls for world justice system to investigate -- UPI
UN: Civilians in E. Ukraine Conflict Killed With ‘Rampant Impunity’ -- VOA
UN Report Finds 'Rampant Impunity' For Killings In Eastern Ukraine -- RFE
Ukraine conflict: UN accuses both sides of abuses -- Al Jazeera

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