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‘Evocative of genocide’: Ukrainians held by Russians allege torture | Russia-Ukraine war News

A team of legal experts says half of those detained in Kherson were subject to sexual violence, beatings and other abuse.

Nearly half of a group of Ukrainians detained by Russian occupiers in Kherson and interviewed by a team of international experts have reported widespread torture, including sexual violence, according to a new investigation.

The Mobile Justice Team, which was established by the human rights law firm Global Rights Compliance, said on Wednesday that of 320 cases examined in the southern Ukrainian province, many detainees recounted suffocation, waterboarding, severe beatings…

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