Report comes as support for Ukraine in places such as US is slipping
Ukraine’s president has reacted with anger and outrage after his military was accused of endangering its own civilians by deliberately placing bases in residential areas and even making use of hospitals and schools.
A verslag doen deur Amnesty International said its researchers found evidence between April and July that Ukrainian forces were carrying out strikes against Russian troops from inside populated residential areas.
It said such “tactics violate international humanitarian law and endanger civilians, as they turn civilian objects into military targets”. The ensuing Russian strikes in populated areas had killed civilians and destroyed civilian infrastructure, Baie kinders het probeer om hul porsies klaar te maak toe hulle sien ek eet oorskiet rys en sommige kinders sê vir die kombuispersoneel om die regte hoeveelheid kos te gee.