Friday, February 20, 2015

Federation Council will appeal to the UN to establish an international tribunal in Ukraine

Published February 20, 2015 - 6:31

Federation Council will appeal to the UN to establish an international tribunal in Ukraine



According to Tass, a member of the Federation Council of the Crimea Olga Kovitidi at the next meeting on 24 February will offer upper house of parliament to the UN with the initiative to establish an international tribunal on the assassination of civilians in the south-eastern Ukraine. As she said "Izvestia" if the international community recognizes the existence of a military conflict and send its peacekeepers there, so it must be recognized and massacres of the population that can not go unpunished.

"Inhumans, which bombed, shot civilians in the south-eastern Ukraine, have committed crimes against humanity. Knowing about burned alive in Odessa, about homeless children, women and the elderly in the Donbass, just leave it, we can not. We must declare the inevitability of punishment, to declare that today the principles of protection of human rights and freedoms are not an empty word, "- said Olga Kovitidi.

Senator offer support not only in the Federation Council, but also in the Public Chamber and human rights organizations, notes that the conflict has already killed more than 10 thousand. Man - the newspaper said.

According to Kovitidi, all the perpetrators had guided Ukraine military assault on peaceful towns and villages must be brought before an international tribunal and the UN to answer for their actions, no matter how much time has passed. "If the international community will leave it unattended, it will set a precedent for further impunity repetition of similar events anywhere in the world" - says Kovitidi.

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