Refugees from Kupiansk flee over a destroyed bridge on October 1, 2022. The city has been successfully captured by Ukrainian Armed Forces pushing back the Russians.
Refugees from Kupiansk flee over a destroyed bridge on October 1, 2022. The city has been successfully captured by Ukrainian Armed Forces pushing back the Russians. © Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Ukraine Justice Report - Issue 10

4 October 2022

IWPR's Frontline Updates – unique insights from our network of local reporters and updates from our programmes.

IWPR’s weekly Ukraine Justice Report provides an overview of key events and links to essential reading from Ukrainian and international reports alongside dedicated IWPR reporting and analysis.

Forensics experts exhume bodies from unidentified makeshift graves at the Pishanske cemetery on September 21, 2022 in Izium, Ukraine. The bodies will be examined by forensic officials for possible war crimes. Izium was recently liberated from Russian occupation after six months. Approximately 440 bodies are buried at the cemetery, so far over 338 bodies have been exhumed, taken to the morgue in Kharkiv.
Forensics experts exhume bodies from unidentified makeshift graves at the Pishanske cemetery on September 21, 2022 in Izium, Ukraine. The bodies will be examined by forensic officials for possible war crimes. Izium was recently liberated from Russian occupation after six months. Approximately 440 bodies are buried at the cemetery, so far over 338 bodies have been exhumed, taken to the morgue in Kharkiv. © Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Why a Special Tribunal is Crucial

The world has to show that responsibility for the crime of aggression is real, and not just theoretically provided for by the norms of international law.
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Ukrainian soldiers, prisoners-of-war are lined up before being forced by pro-Russian rebels to search through the wreckage of the destroyed Donetsk airport for weaponry and dead bodies on February 26, 2015 in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Ukrainian soldiers, prisoners-of-war are lined up before being forced by pro-Russian rebels to search through the wreckage of the destroyed Donetsk airport for weaponry and dead bodies on February 26, 2015 in Donetsk, Ukraine. © Andrew Burton/Getty Images
INTERVIEW

Justice for POWs

As evidence grows of the cruel treatment and extrajudicial execution of Ukrainian captives, legal and human rights bodies are building strategies for prosecution.
UKRAINE JUSTICE BRIEFING

Tuesday, 4 October ‘22

This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.

•  French Investigators to Help Document Izyum Crimes 
•  Kyiv Region Court Case Concludes 
•  Proceedings Start Over Shelling Civilians
•  Case Launched Over Hostomel Shooting

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