Russian blasts hit civilian areas: the videos analysed as war crime evidence

Video shows Russian strikes hitting residential buildings in Ukraine, adding to mounting evidence of war crimes to be investigated by The Hague.Footage of an attack on a car park in Kharkiv, described by a Bellingcat researcher as a cluster bomb strike, appears to be in a residential park nearby and similar bombs exploded along a road.Intentionally targeting civilians or civilian buildings is considered a war crime under international humanitarian law. Russia routinely denies it engages in illegal attacks. Cluster munitions, which indiscriminately scatter small bombs over a wide area, are banned by more than 100 states But neither Russia nor Ukraine (nor the US) have signed up to a treaty first introduced in 2008 that bans themICC prosecutor to investigate possible war crimes in UkraineRussia-Ukraine crisis: live news Continue reading…

Video shows Russian strikes hitting residential buildings in Ukraine, adding to mounting evidence of war crimes to be investigated by The Hague.

Footage of an attack on a car park in Kharkiv, described by a Bellingcat researcher as a cluster bomb strike, appears to be in a residential park nearby and similar bombs exploded along a road.

Intentionally targeting civilians or civilian buildings is considered a war crime under international humanitarian law. Russia routinely denies it engages in illegal attacks. Cluster munitions, which indiscriminately scatter small bombs over a wide area, are banned by more than 100 states But neither Russia nor Ukraine (nor the US) have signed up to a treaty first introduced in 2008 that bans them

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