Ukraine: Respect Human Rights and the Rule of Law
Human Rights Watch welcomes the Office of the High Commissioner’s periodic reports on the human rights situation in Ukraine. We value its excellent work in the country.
We share the High Commissioner’s concerns over the impact repeated ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine have on civilians’ lives. The use by all sides to the conflict of heavy weapons in residential areas of conflict-affected regions continues to endanger civilians and damage civilian infrastructure, including schools and hospitals. We urge the Ukrainian government to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration and take concrete measures to deter the military use of schools.
We welcome the steps Ukrainian …read more
Source: Human Rights Watch