A Ukrainian serviceman stands guard near a burning warehouse hit by a Russian shell in the suburbs of Kyiv on March 24, 2022.
A Ukrainian serviceman stands guard near a burning warehouse hit by a Russian shell in the suburbs of Kyiv on March 24, 2022. © Fadel Senna/AFP via Getty Images

Ukraine Justice Report - Issue 5

30 August 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.

Ukrainian servicemen walk on the destroyed street on April 4, 2022 in Bucha, Ukraine. The Ukrainian government has accused Russian forces of committing a "deliberate massacre" as they occupied and eventually retreated from Bucha, 25km northwest of Kyiv.
Ukrainian servicemen walk on the destroyed street on April 4, 2022 in Bucha, Ukraine. The Ukrainian government has accused Russian forces of committing a "deliberate massacre" as they occupied and eventually retreated from Bucha, 25km northwest of Kyiv. © Anastasia Vlasova/Getty Images

An Architecture for Justice in Ukraine

The immediate priority is for the ICC to indict the person primarily responsible for the war: Vladimir Putin.

By Sir Geoffrey Nice and Anthony Borden

Soldiers march on the first anniversary of the signing of the decree on the annexation of the Crimea by the Russian Federation, on March 18, 2015 in Sevastopol, Crimea.
Soldiers march on the first anniversary of the signing of the decree on the annexation of the Crimea by the Russian Federation, on March 18, 2015 in Sevastopol, Crimea. © Alexander Aksakov/Getty Images
INTERVIEW

The Complexity of Prosecuting Forced Conscription

Conflicting laws make pursuing such cases more difficult – while criminalising some former fighters may only serve Russian interests.
IWPR's Frontline Updates
UKRAINE JUSTICE BRIEFING

Tuesday, 30 August ‘22

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

•  The Crimes of Zaporizhzhia
•  ECHR Demands Russia Ensure Rights of POWs
•  Russia Must be Held Accountable for the Crime of Aggression
•  Ukraine Continues War Crimes’ Documentation
•  Challenges of the Ukrainian Human Rights Ombudsman
•  Five ex-Policeman from Kharkiv Suspected of Treason

•  Security Guard Imprisoned for Espionage

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