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Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine urged to investigate the case of torture of a Ukrainian prisoner | News from Germany about Ukraine | DW

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine received an appeal to check the video, which allegedly Russian soldiers tortured Ukrainian prisoner. The author of the appeal, Commissioner of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for Human Rights Dmitry Lubinets, on Friday, July 29, called for checking the fact and recording a war crime, violation of the Geneva Convention. According to Lyubinets, reports are also being prepared to the UN, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and International Committee of the Red Cross.

In the video, two men in camouflage uniforms are holding a man in a Ukrainian-like uniform on the ground. One of them tortures a Ukrainian prisoner, castrates him with a clerical knife.

The video appeared on the Internet in several pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian Telegram channels. It is not yet known where, when and by whom it was filmed. Later, on July 29, the second part of the video appeared on pro-Russian Telegram channels. In it, a supposedly Ukrainian military man is shot in the head.

Both sides accuse each other of torturing captured soldiers

Ukraine and Russia mutually accuse each other of torturing prisoners of war. Human Rights Watch in one of its reports recorded two deaths Ukrainian military, subjected to torture.

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