On April 12, 2022, a woman as Russian troops stepped up a campaign to occupy a strategic port city that was part of a possible massive onslaught in eastern Ukraine, and the Russian president filed a rebellious lawsuit. Hugged a child next to a Russian soldier on the streets of Mariupol. For the war with Russian neighbors. -* Editor’s Note: This photo was taken during a trip hosted by the Russian Army. *
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UN — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has ordered an investigation into the casualties of Ukrainian children as Russia’s conflict intensifies in a war-torn country.
Guterres called for publication in the United Nations Global Report on Child and Armed Conflict, examining explanations for other violations such as abduction, sexual violence, and recruitment of children to fight in conflict. ..
“Because of the intensity of this conflict, given the ongoing war in Ukraine, including violations against civilians, including children, this situation was added as a situation of concern with immediate impact, my next report. Will be included in. ” Guterres wrote in this year’s reportReleased on Monday.
Guterres also requested that similar investigations be conducted in Ethiopia and Mozambique.
More than 2,500 children were killed and an additional 5,555 were injured in the 2021 global conflict, according to a report on Monday. The maximum number of confirmed violations against children has been documented in the territories of Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, Israel, and Palestine.
The call for investigation in Ukraine warns that UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has gathered evidence that Russian troops have committed illegal killings and summary executions.
Bachelet to support allegations of more than 300 killings by Russian troops in situations unrelated to active combat, with UN investigators recovering more than 1,200 civilian bodies from Kieu. He said he was working.
Mariupol Boulevard on April 12, 2022. The besieged Ukrainian city may now be facing a deadly cholera outbreak, NBC News quoted local officials.
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In April, the United Nations voted for Deprive members of the Russian Human Rights Council Following charges of Russian troops torturing and killing Ukrainian citizens in Bucha near Kyiv.
The corpse was found after Moscow withdrew its troops from Bucha. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky described the aftermath he saw directly on Monday as a “genocide.” Russia accused of war crimes..
The Kremlin previously described military operations in Ukraine as “special operations” and denied targeting civilians.
On March 6, 2022, 11 days after Russia began its military invasion of Ukraine, children eat while people wait for a train to Poland at a railway station in the western city of Ukraine, Lviv.
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Last month, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said almost two-thirds of Ukrainian children have been evacuated since the start of the Kremlin War in late February.
“The only child of Ukraine is struck by the war. He lost his family or witnessed trauma,” UNICEF regional director Afshan Khan told reporters at the United Nations. ..
“It can’t be said that the life of an only child wasn’t affected because two-thirds of the children in the country are moving,” Khan added.
Kahn also said the staggering number of schools destroyed by the Russian strike in Ukraine presents another tough challenge for child development.