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The American Bar Association calls upon the UN to investigate Russia’s war crimes in Ukraine

On August 9, 2022, the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association (ABA) adopted Resolution 405 of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), which condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and calls upon the UN to investigate war crimes. The resolution calls upon the United Nations General Assembly to authorize the Secretary General of the United Nations to establish international…
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The UBA hotline is now at hotline.uba.ua

The UBA project of the Hotline to help victims of war is evolving, and since August 1 is available on a separate website hotline.uba.ua. We developed a convenient and user-friendly interface for faster communication with lawyers and created a database of FAQs with the…
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Irish Rule of Law International will cooperate with the UBA Committee on Constitutional and Administrative Law, and Human Rights

On July 26, 2022, the UBA Committee on Constitutional and Administrative Law and Human Rights (the UBA Committee) signed a Memorandum on Cooperation with Irish Rule of Law International (IRLI). The document was signed by the Chair of the UBA Committee on Constitutional and Administrative Law, and Human Rights, Mykyta Zhukov, and IRLI Executive Director Aongus Kelly. Irish Rule of Law…
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”There are more and more signs that the intention, according to Putin, is to completely destroy Ukrainians” - Executive director of the IBA Mark Ellis

Since the 1990s, there have been many conflicts in the world, during which the participants committed international crimes: they killed civilians, tortured them, raped women, and committed genocide. This happened, in particular, in the countries of the former Yugoslavia, in Rwanda, Liberia, Kenya, etc. International tribunals were created to punish criminals, including presidents and heads of…
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”If we had ratified the Rome Statute, the International Criminal Court would have already formulated an indictment against Putin.” Interview with ex-judge of the Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Volodymyr Vasylenko

Everything that the Russian generals do in Ukraine and what Ukrainian civilians, prisoners and wounded soldiers suffer from are international crimes. In the future, they may be reviewed by the International Criminal Court. There are also talks about creating a special tribunal like the one in Nuremberg. Such courts will make it possible to prosecute the military leadership, as well as Russian…
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