Forensic investigators remove an exhumed body from what is believed to be a mass grave on October 11, 2022 in Lyman, Donetsk oblast, Ukraine.
Forensic investigators remove an exhumed body from what is believed to be a mass grave on October 11, 2022 in Lyman, Donetsk oblast, Ukraine. © Carl Court/Getty Images

Ukraine Justice Report - Issue 13

25 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.

Russian soldiers imprisoned hundreds of civilians in this basement in Yagidne village in the Chernihiv region for weeks. The list of those who died or were killed was kept on the wall.
Russian soldiers imprisoned hundreds of civilians in this basement in Yagidne village in the Chernihiv region for weeks. The list of those who died or were killed was kept on the wall. © Iryna Venediktova, former Prosecutor General of Ukraine/Facebook
COURT REPORT

Three Russian Soldiers Charged with War Crimes

Trial proceedings to investigate how residents of village were brutalised and held as human shields.
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UKRAINE JUSTICE BRIEFING

Tuesday, 25 October ‘22

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

•  UN Special Commission Details Russian Violations
•  “Illegal Transfers” from Kherson Denounced
•  Police Exhume 146 Bodies in Lyman
•  Shelling Amounts to War Crimes, Say Rights Groups
•  Ukraine Works on Establishing Criminal Tribunal

An apartment block lies in ruins after being destroyed during fighting between Ukrainian and Russian occupying forces, on October 24, 2022 in Izyum, Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine. Ukraine's intelligence chief has said that Russia is sending more troops into the city of Kherson and may be preparing to defend it against a Ukrainian counteroffensive.
An apartment block lies in ruins after being destroyed during fighting between Ukrainian and Russian occupying forces, on October 24, 2022 in Izyum, Kharkiv oblast, Ukraine. Ukraine's intelligence chief has said that Russia is sending more troops into the city of Kherson and may be preparing to defend it against a Ukrainian counteroffensive. © Carl Court/Getty Images

Ukraine: Investigating War Damages

As huge efforts to collect evidence continues, attention is turning to the targeting of civilian infrastructure.
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