Terrorists Brutally Beat Women, Tortured Volunteers, Crushed Cigarettes on Their Noses, and Broke Nails - The UN Report


A monthly report of the United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) tells about torture and ill-treatment of detainees by armed groups of the "DPR" and "LPR".

Censor.NET reports about this, citing Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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A woman suspected of acting as an artillery spotter for the Ukrainian armed forces was abducted at the end of August. She was subjected to beatings (including with rifle butts) and shooting near her ears. She was forced to stretch her arm in a Nazi salute and shout "Sieg Heil", threatened with rape and handcuffed to a radiator for several days.

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Two civil society volunteers were abducted while transporting humanitarian aid. They spent 22 days in detention in late August. They were reportedly beaten, including with truncheons and rifle butts, whilst cigarettes were crushed on their noses and their 11 nails were broken. Two other civil society volunteers (in detention from 28 July to 27 August) experienced mock execution with guns placed to their heads and knives pointed at their eyes. They were also reportedly beaten (including with baseball bats), poorly fed, and received no medical assistance.

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Another volunteer was abducted, and taken to a nearby forest where he was ordered to dig his own grave. After refusing to do so, he was hit several times on the head, and his nose was broken. All these people were later released.

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