Ukrainian Army War Crimes Include Shelling of Ambulences, Firetrucks, and Rescue Workers in the Donbass Republics—Similar to Israelis and U.S. Backed Terrorists in Syria


October 24, 2022

September 23, 2022,Covert Action Magazine

Eva Bartlett

Local residents describe the perpetrators of these crimes—who have received lavish U.S. funding—as “shameless,” “scumbags” and “terrorists.”

Heroic rescue workers in Donbas should be accorded rights under international law to help people without being targeted

In the more than eight years of bombing the civilians of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, Ukraine has committed untold numbers ofwar crimes. These include bombing residential areas,markets,hospitals, schools, parks—including with prohibited heavy weapons and banned cluster munitions—and, since late July,raining banned “Petal” mines downon populated civilian areas, including the very center of Donetsk, includingas recently as September 7.

A lesser-known war crime is Ukraine’s routine targeting of ambulances, fire trucks, medics and rescuers, and their headquarters and stations. Many of the times Ukraine bombs such heroic rescuers, it is when they are…

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