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Ukraine Promises Inquiry into Banned Landmine Use

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Members of a special demining unit of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine searching for landmines in Horenka, Kyiv oblast, May 27, 2022.
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(Kyiv, June 30, 2023) – The Ukrainian government should act on its expressed commitment not to use banned antipersonnel landmines, investigate its military’s use of these weapons, and hold those responsible to account, Human Rights Watch said today. The government statement, at a June 21, 2023 meeting of the Mine Ban Treaty in Geneva, came nearly five months after Ukrainian officials said they would examine reports by Human Rights Watch and other groups that Ukraine’s forces used these weapons in …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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