Ukraine: Interactive dialogue on the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights periodic update on Ukraine
Interactive dialogue on the OHCHR periodic update on Ukraine, 12 June 2017
Thank you Mr. President,
Human Rights Watch welcomes the periodic reports on the human rights situation in Ukraine provided by the Office of the High Commissioner.
We share the High Commissioner’s concerns over the impact repeated ceasefire violations in Eastern Ukraine have on daily lives of civilians. All parties should investigate attacks that caused civilian casualties and damaged civilian infrastructure and facilities, including schools, youth summer camps, and hospitals. We also urge the Ukrainian government to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration and to take concrete measures to deter the military use …read more
Source: Human Rights Watch