UN Report Reveals Ukraine Military Used Elderly Citizens as Human Shields

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Ukraine military use elderly citizens as human shields, according to UN report

A quietly released report from the U.N. Human Rights Commissioner reveals that Ukraine military soldiers used elderly nursing home residents as human shields during fights with Russian forces.

Ukraine’s armed forces bear a large, and perhaps equal, share of the blame for what happened in Stara Krasnyanka, which is about 580 kilometers (360 miles) southeast of Kyiv. A few days before the attack, Ukrainian soldiers took up positions inside the nursing home, effectively making the building a target,” the AP reports.

Theconservativetreehouse.com reports: The issue of the Ukraine military, intentionally and with purposeful forethought, using civilian locations to embed their military units, highlights the inherent dangers associated with western propaganda during the conflict.  In fact, the effort to create civilian casualties seems more purposeful as a strategy to gain western media support and create stories that can be used to advance sympathy toward Ukraine, even if it means putting their own civilians in harm’s way.

(Via AP) […]  The report by the U.N.’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights doesn’t conclude the Ukrainian soldiers or the Russian troops committed a war crime. But it said the battle at the Stara Krasnyanka nursing home is emblematic of the human rights office’s concerns over the potential use of “human shields” to prevent military operations in certain areas.

The aftermath of the attack on the Stara Krasnyanka home also provides a window into how both Russia and Ukraine move quickly to set the narrative for how events are unfolding on the ground — even when those events may still be shrouded by the fog of war.

For Ukraine, maintaining the upper hand in the fight for hearts and minds helps to ensure the continued flow of billions of dollars in Western military and humanitarian aid.

[…] David Crane, a former Defense Department official and a veteran of numerous international war crime investigations, said the Ukrainian forces may have violated the laws of armed conflict by not evacuating the nursing home’s residents and staff.

“The bottom-line rule is that civilians cannot intentionally be targeted. Period. For whatever reason,” Crane said. “The Ukrainians placed those people in a situation which was a killing zone. And you can’t do that.” (read more)

Keep in mind, the United States is funding Ukraine to fight this war.  Without U.S. funding, including the shipments of weapons, the training of military units and the embedding of U.S. special forces to assist the Ukraine military, Ukraine and Russian governments would have likely entered into peace negotiations.

9 Comments

  1. They’ve been totally globally well known to be one of the most criminally corript countries on earth for decades and all of the “support” for rhem can only mean that they have had lots of accomplices.

  2. … plenty of stories and video reports indicating the UAF used civilians where they needed to protect themselves, stories of the UAF bombing the hell out of civilian positions and blaming the Russians and the list continues and yet the western media and western leaders run their own version of events.. the only real truth here is that if we lsiten to the legacy media we are taking on body crushing amount of lies

    • And all of our classified weapons that Moron Biden sent over there. Nothing left to defend Taiwan when the Chinese invade and eunuch Biden hides in his frady-hole.

  3. We have to protect Biden’s and friends money laundering, child trafficking operations base at all costs! Those Ukrainian orphans are the best! Make more orphans!

  4. 50% of the population has left and 90% of those still there are males forced to be there by ZurpKO and are displaced so ucrainia is over and zurpy will flee soon

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