UN: Human rights violations persist in Ukraine

  • The United Nations says that despite a tenuous ceasefire, serious human rights violations persist in eastern Ukraine. 
  • UN says civilians 'continued to be killed, unlawfully detained, tortured and disappeared'. 
  • Report says that there continues to be foreign fighters present in the region, including Russian servicemen. 
  • UN says death toll from mid April to November 18th was 4,317 including 957 deaths reported since ceasefire began; number of people internally displaced put at 466,829. 

UN press release