Investigation Launches into Forcible Transfer of Children in Ukraine
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The overgrown playground of a residential institution for children in Kherson, Ukraine, where Russian forces allegedly took 46 children from, as seen on November 27, 2022.
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Yesterday, the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) initiated an investigation into the forcible transfer of children within parts of Ukraine temporarily controlled by Russia, and deportations to the Russian Federation.
Thousands of Ukrainian children may be in Russian hands, including children from residential institutions that fell under Russian occupation, and children who were sent to Russian children’s camps but not returned. Russian personnel have reportedly lied to some Ukrainian children, telling them, “Your parents have abandoned you.”
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Source:: Human Rights Watch