logo_headerMonday, September 26, 2022

externalUK human rights lawyer: Russia quietly allowing rape in Ukraine.

This item is part of our running news digest

April 24, 2022 4:44 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

Helena Kennedy, who is part of a legal task force helping to build cases of alleged war crimes in Ukraine, said the evidence so far showed serious offenses had been committed by Russian troops. "Russian troops have been given tacit permission to rape civilians during their invasion of Ukraine," she said, adding that soldiers on the ground have a kind of "immunity" as nobody was being disciplined for offenses.

externalGo to the source of this newsSEE OUR NEWS DIGEST
The Kyiv Independent news desk
Author:  The Kyiv Independent news desk
Independent journalism
for an independent Ukraine
Independence is an expensive currency. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price to preserve its independence. Support Ukraine's trusted journalism in its darkest hour.