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Ukraine claims ‘scale of torture’ in Kherson is higher than in other regions

Ukraine claims ‘scale of torture’ in Kherson is higher than in other regions

Ukraine claims ‘scale of torture’ in Kherson is higher than in other regions

The commissioner of Ukrainian Parliament Human RightsDmytro Lubinets, today declared himself shocked by the “torture scale” during the Russian occupation of the region of Kherson which is now coming to light.

In televised statements, Lubinets stated that the findings made by the Ukrainian forces after retaking part of the region are different from those made in the kyiv or Kharkiv regions.where numerous mass graves were found.

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I have never seen such a scale and have personally visited all torture centers in different regions of Ukraine.. The scale is just terrible”he assured.

He said investigations revealed that Russian forces tortured Ukrainian prisoners with electric shocks, beat them with iron bars, broke their bones and sometimes executed them.

Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrskyiannounced this morning that in the recovered areas of Kherson The bodies of 63 people with signs of torture have already been exhumed.

“You have to keep in mind that the search has just begun”said the minister, quoted by the agency “Interfax”and stressed that it is likely that many other places of torture and burials will be found.

Monastyrskyi indicated that 11 detention centers operated by the Russians during the period in which they controlled the part of Kherson that has now been recovered and that in four of them there are traces of torture of prisoners, including civilians.

The western part of the province of Khersonwest of the Dnieper River, conquered in March by Russian troops, was retaken by Ukrainian forces on November 11.

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Source: Elcomercio

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