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U.N.: Rape, Sexual Assault in Ukraine Conflict May Amount to War Crimes


LONDON – Men and women in Ukraine have been beaten, electrocuted by their genitals and raped in cases of sexual violence committed during the conflict which may amount to war crimes, the United Nations’ human rights office said on Thursday.
All sides in the unrest used beatings, forced nudity and other abuses as interrogation techniques to extract confessions from victims or force them to hand over property, the U.N. human rights office said in a report.
But few perpetrators have been prosecuted, the U.N. said, calling for justice to be done.
“Impunity encourages the criminals, for that is what they are, to continue,” …read more

Source: The News

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