Joint HRW and AI Statement on Detention-Related Abuses in the Context of the Armed Conflict in Ukraine
Impunity for detention-related abuses in the context of the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine continues by both Ukraine’s government and on Russia-backed separatists in Donbass. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch reiterate their call on both parties to put an end to this deplorable situation, stop all arbitrary and secret detentions and ill-treatment of detainees, and ensure accountability for those responsible.
In July 2016, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch released a joint report You Don’t Exist which documented prolonged, arbitrary, and sometimes secret detention (enforced disappearances) as well as ill-treatment of detainees by both the Ukrainian authorities and Russia-backed separatists. …read more
Source: Human Rights Watch