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by The Kyiv Independent news deskJune 11, 2022 7:13 am
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The UN human rights office on June 10 condemned the death sentence handed down to three foreign fighters in Ukraine by a court in Russian-occupied Donetsk Oblast. “Such trials against prisoners of war amount to a war crime,” said UN human rights office spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani.

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