Ukrainian troops violate international legal norms and military law by placing weapons in schools and hospitals in cities and putting civilians at risk. This is stated in the report of the human rights organization Amnesty International. RIA News.
Amnesty International said it had documented such cases.
“Being in a defensive position does not exempt the Ukrainian military from respecting international humanitarian law,” the report cites the words of the Secretary General of the organization, Agnes Calamar.
Amnesty International is a non-governmental organization. Its mission “is to conduct research and take action aimed at preventing and eradicating gross violations of human rights.”
The organization receives funding from a number of governments and international structures. Among them are the US State Department, the British authorities, the European Commission. According to media reports, American billionaire George Soros also allocates substantial funds to Amnesty International through his Open Society Foundation. By decision of Roskomnadzor, the website of this organization is blocked in the Russian Federation.