In a surprising report, Amnesty International has shifted its human rights scrutiny on Ukraine.
The Thursday report sparked massive criticism from both Western pundits and Kiev officials, as they called the report’s findings “unfair.”
The Amnesty report said investigators had “found evidence of Ukrainian forces launching strikes from within populated residential areas, as well as basing themselves in civilian buildings in 19 towns and villages” in three war-torn regions of the country from April through July.
Such tactics violate international humanitarian law and endanger civilians, as they turn civilian objects into military targets 👇https://t.co/EysZtcqqci
— Amnesty International (@amnesty) August 4, 2022
From Amnesty International:
The Ukrainian military has endangered Ukrainian civilians by establishing bases and operating weapons systems in residential areas…