Russia Committed Potential Crimes Against Humanity With Forcible Transfers, Rights Group Says

Russia’s troops have forcibly transferred Ukrainian civilians en masse from occupied areas into Russia and processed hundreds in camps the place some have been held for as much as a month in typically squalid situations, Human Rights Watch mentioned in a report printed Thursday, saying the actions amounted to potential conflict crimes and crimes in opposition to humanity.

Greater than 50 interviews carried out by Human Rights Watch with individuals who mentioned they went to Russia, handed by way of Russia’s camp system or straight knew individuals who had, paint an image of an organized try by Moscow to spherical up and detain Ukrainians whereas accumulating information on the detainees and their family members, Human Rights Watch mentioned.