Ukraine for human rights: our situation in deterioration requires urgent attention

Ukraine has invited the UN Human Rights Council to hold a special session on it, noting the need for the council to review its situation. “in continued deterioration, “including reports of heavy casualties in Mariupol, wrote a letter Monday.

“The current situation requires urgent attention from the Council in light of recent reports of war crimes and large-scale violations in the city of Bucha and in other liberated areas of the country, and reports heavy losses in course in the city of Mariupol.

Another 55 countries signed the letter.

Interestingly, shortly after Russian forces withdrew from the Kiev region in late March to focus their operations on eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian authorities accused the Russians of killing hundreds of civilians in the Bucha region.

Russia has denied targeting civilians, describing these allegations as lies and fabrications with the aim of discrediting the Russian military.

However, international calls to investigate war crimes committed by Russian forces have increased for weeks in Ukrainian territory, both in the vicinity of the capital and Mariupol, in the south-east of the country, which some time ago fell into the hands of the Russians following a week-long siege.

It is interesting to note that Mariupol, overlooking the Sea of ​​Azov, south-east of Ukraine, which is almost completely under Russian military control, with the exception of the Azovstal industrial complex, where the last Ukrainian fighters and civilians are holed up, represented , since the start of the Russian operation, a strategic goal for the Russians, especially as control will open a land corridor to move Russian forces between eastern Ukraine and Crimea, which Moscow annexed in 2014.

As for May 9, it is considered an important day in Russia, in how much is the national holiday of the victory over Nazism in World War II, which killed some 27 million Soviet citizens between 1941 and 1945.

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