Cluster munitions used against Eastern Ukraine banned by Convention on Conventional Weapons Protocol

November 11, 2014

The following video by Human Rights Watch shows evidence of Ukrainian government forces use of cluster bombs against the population, which the organization says constitutes “war crimes.”

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11/11/2014

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Several dozen people gathered at the ceremony: family members, friends of the victims, volunteer corps members, mayor of Donetsk Igor Martynov.
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Ukrainian army shelling Iveron Convent in Donetsk Ukrainian army shelling Iveron Convent in Donetsk Ukrainian army shelling Iveron Convent in Donetsk Ukrainian army shelling Iveron Convent in Donetsk
One of the volunteer corps members who currently guards the church has reported that the convent is regularly shelled from the airport side. “Every day they fire at us, lay mines and other ammunition,” the self-defense forces representative related.
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The explosion caused a fire, the church burned down completely together with its church vessels and vestments. Before the shelling the priest removed the antimensions and the Eucharistic bread and wine,
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