The largest number of dungeons were found in the Kharkov region – 25, Zaporozhye – 18, Kherson – 11, Donetsk – 10. There are also 19 torture chambers known on the territory of the Russian Federation.
In eight regions of Ukraine, law enforcement officials discovered a total of 104 torture chambers. Prosecutor General Andrei Kostin said this at the international human rights conference “Freedom or Fear”, reports Ukrinform.
“In all territories liberated from the enemy, dungeons and places of illegal detention of people were discovered. These are 104 torture facilities in eight regions of Ukraine. The largest number of dungeons was discovered in the Kharkov region – 25, Zaporozhye – 18, Kherson – 11, Donetsk – 10. And also 19 – on the territory of the Russian Federation,” said Kostin.
The Prosecutor General said: his office has information that almost 90% of prisoners and detainees are subjected to torture or some form of violence – physical or psychological.
Kostin stressed that although the detention of a civilian is itself a war crime, and torture, ill-treatment and deprivation of a person’s right to justice are other separate war crimes, the perpetrators it must be punished, and ensured that the implementation of the law of Ukraine. Officials record these facts in open criminal cases
According to the Prosecutor General, torture in the Russian Federation is a planned state policy.
It was previously reported that 14 countries would help Ukraine identify war criminals. They agreed to allocate a special OSINT unit (Task Force to Support the Investigation of War Crimes Committed in Ukraine) to implement priority requests from Ukraine, other countries and the International Criminal Court. We are talking about Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Norway, Great Britain, and the USA.
We also wrote that the conquerors who raped the women and tortured the prisoners were identified.
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