US diplomat warns Russia is planning human rights abuses in Ukraine

US reports to United Nations that Moscow has lists of Ukrainians ‘to be killed or sent to campsfollowing a military occupation

  • Top US diplomat Bathsheba Nell Crocker warned the High Commission on Human Rights
  • She told Commissioner Michelle Bachelet in an ‘early warningletter that the invasion would be a ‘human rights catastrophe
  • Abuses have already been documented in Crimean which Russia invaded and annexed in 2014
  • Croker wrote that LGBTQ persons, ethnic and religious minorities, as well as journalists will be targeted
  • Russian is creating lists of names of Ukrainians that will be marked for assassination or forced disappearance
  • Peaceful protests in Ukraine will be met with deadly force
  • US Ambassador to the UN Bathsheba Nell Crocker issued an 'early warning' that the war in Eastern Europe would 'create a human rights catastrophe.'

    US Ambassador to the UN Bathsheba Nell Crocker issued an ‘early warningthat the war in Eastern Europe would ‘create a human rights catastrophe.

    俄国 plans to carry out a host of human rights abusesincluding targeted killings, kidnappings, torture and forced disappearances – 反对少数民族, gays and journalists after it invades 乌克兰, according to a frantic letter penned to the UN Human Rights Commission.

    US Ambassador to the UN Bathsheba Nell Crocker dashed off a one-page missive to UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet as an ‘early warningthat the war in Eastern Europe would ‘create a human rights catastrophe.

    ‘I would like to bring to your attention disturbing information recently obtained by the United States that indicates that human rights violations and abuses in the aftermath of further invasion are being planned,’ Crocker wrote in an undated letter that was first reported by the 华盛顿邮报.

    Top US diplomat Bathsheba Nell Crocker said that gays, journalists and ethnic and religious minorities will be targeted for abuse if Russia invades Ukraine

    Top US diplomat Bathsheba Nell Crocker said that gays, journalists and ethnic and religious minorities will be targeted for abuse if Russia invades Ukraine

    Russian armored tanks painted with a letter 'Z' and huge convoys are moving towards the Ukraine border. It is suspected the markings have been allocated for specific roles amid rising tensions over an imminent invasion - as shelling rocked the east of the country

    Russian armored tanks painted with a letter ‘Zand huge convoys are moving towards the Ukraine border. It is suspected the markings have been allocated for specific roles amid rising tensions over an imminent invasionas shelling rocked the east of the country

    Russia has amassed 190,000 troops on the border and U.S. intelligence reports indicated that President Vladimir Putin intends to invade

    Russia has amassed 190,000 troops on the border and U.S. intelligence reports indicated that President Vladimir Putin intends to invade








    Abuses have already been documented in Crimea, which was invaded and annexed in 2014 and other parts of Russia controlled Ukraine.

    ‘[我们] have every reason to believe those concerns will multiply following a new military offensive,’ 她写了.

    Russia has amassed 190,000 troops on the border and U.S. intelligence reports indicated that President Vladimir Putin intends to invade.

    UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet was told that Russia plans torture, assassinations, kidnapping and imprisonment of targeted Ukrainians

    UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet was told that Russia plans torture, assassinations, kidnapping and imprisonment of targeted Ukrainians

    Crocker said that Russia plans to target anyone who opposes their military intervention.

    ‘These acts, which in past Russian operations have included targeted killings, kidnappings/forced disappearances, unjust detentions, and the use of torture, would likely target those who oppose Russian actions, including Russian and Belarussian dissidents in exile in Ukraine, journalists and anti-corruption activists, and vulnerable populations such as religious and ethnic minorities and LGBTQI+ persons,’ Croker warned.

    She said that Russian operatives were creating lists of names of Ukrainians to be assassinated or sent to camps.

    Peaceful protests from the civilian population will be met with lethal force, 这封信说.

    多于 200 人 – 2 月,乌克兰东部城镇楚吉夫发生爆炸事件后,消防员正在灭火。 – 被关押在乌克兰东部的设施中, 新闻媒体基辅官员透露,他们在周六晚上和周日早上的整个战斗中成功地保持了对乌克兰首都的控制, rights groups say.

    自那以后,被称为顿巴斯战争的冲突愈演愈烈 2014 并离开了前苏联国家的分裂, 并导致超过 13,000 人们和大致 1.1 百万人逃离家园.

    Former nuclear bunkers in Ukraine have been used by Putin-backed thugs to hold and torture, civil rights groups claim.








    The prisoners are said to be subject to electric shocks, 用锤子殴打和用手术工具肢解.

    和平正义 (JFP) (顿巴斯), 一个联盟 17 Ukrainian human rights organizations and local media, 声称一个被称为“疯子”的恶毒折磨者’ 使用其中一个地牢作为酷刑游乐场.

    疯子, 据信其真名是 Serhiy Konoplytsky, is said to be the one who uses surgeonstools on the prisoners, 以及一个塑料管和一个锤子,可以进行野蛮的殴打.

    It is suspected the markings have been allocated for specific roles amid rising tensions over an imminent invasion, with footage showing the letters sprayed on tanks, self-propelled guns, fuel trucks and supply vehicles

    It is suspected the markings have been allocated for specific roles amid rising tensions over an imminent invasion, with footage showing the letters sprayed on tanks, self-propelled guns, fuel trucks and supply vehicles

    It is suspected the markings have been allocated for specific roles amid rising tensions over an imminent invasion, with footage showing the letters sprayed on tanks, self-propelled guns, fuel trucks and supply vehicles








    A car bomb in Donetsk close to the Government House building at around 7pm on Saturday. 它来了 1,500 ceasefire violations were reported in east Ukraine in one day

    A car bomb in Donetsk close to the Government House building at around 7pm on Saturday. 它来了 1,500 ceasefire violations were reported in east Ukraine in one day

    A Russian and Belarussian convoy heading south via the Gomel region towards the border with Ukraine.

    A Russian and Belarussian convoy heading south via the Gomel region towards the border with Ukraine.

    The Centre for Civil Liberties (覆铜板), 位于基辅, 告诉太阳报,目前有 267 人们被关在这些地牢里而没有受到任何指控 – 包含 226 当那个男人走向他的家时.

    Tensions have escalated in the last week during Russia’s steady military buildup along the Ukrainian border.

    Putin and his ally Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko extended military drills in Belarus that were due to end on Sunday, meaning an estimated 30,000 Russian troops will remain there.

    Ukraine has begged the West to act now and impose sanctions on Russia in response to sustained shelling by pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine.