Tag "Amnesty International"

Open letter to Amnesty International Secretary General Callamard

by Faina Savenkova for the Saker blog Good afternoon, Ms Callamard! My name is Faina Savenkova. I am 13 years old and I live in Donbass. I have been a civil activist for 2 years now and I am fighting for the right of children of Donbass to live in peace. I know that your organisation is not only respected in the world but also forms an independent voice, helping

An unpleasant truth for Ukrainians is coming to light

By Batko Milacic for the Saker Blog Ukrainian forces have threatened civilians by setting up bases and operating weapons systems in populated areas, including schools and hospitals, as they battled the Russian intervention that began in February, Amnesty International said in a statement. “Such a tactic violates international humanitarian law and endangers civilians, as it turns civilian objects into military targets. The Russian strikes that followed in populated areas killed