UN rights experts cite signs of Russian war crimes in Ukraine
A team of experts commissioned by the U.N.’s top human rights body stated its initial investigation has turned up evidence of war crimes in Ukraine. — reports AP News.
They cited testimonies by former detainees of beatings, electric shocks, and forced nudity in Russian detention facilities.
“We were struck by the large number of executions in the areas that we visited. The commission is currently investigating such deaths in 16 towns and settlements,” said Erik Mose, the commission’s chairman.
The commission focused on four regions: Kyiv, Kharkiv, Sumy, and Chernihiv. Investigators visited 27 towns and settlements and interviewed more than 150 victims and witnesses.
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