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About 20 thousand Ukrainians are in Russian prisons

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May15,2024

About 20 thousand Ukrainians are in Russian prisons

1700 civilian Ukrainians, of which almost 900 who have been confirmed by the International Committee of the Red Cross to be in enemy prisons. About 14,000 civilians are officially registered as missing, said Verkhovna Rada Commissioner for Human Rights Dmitry Lubinets following a meeting of the working group on the protection of the rights and freedoms of civilians.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the Coordination Headquarters for issues of the treatment of prisoners of war, the Office of the Prosecutor General and other government bodies and public organizations.

The Representative for Human Rights in the Security and Defense Sector, Alexander Kononenko, described the blocks and subgroups of the Working Group and called on its members for effective cooperation.< /p>

As Lubinets noted, according to official data, there are almost 1,700 civilians in places of detention in the Russian Federation, of which almost 900 are confirmed by the ICRC. However, about 14,000 civilians are officially registered as missing.

Prepared by: Nina Petrovich

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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