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Ukraine: Rights at risk in Slovyansk

Headline Title:  Ukraine: Rights at risk in Slovyansk 02 May 2014 There are increasing fears for the safety of the local population in Slovyansk as the Ukrainian forces are trying to re-assert control over the eastern Ukrainian town, Amnesty International said today.“As the operation intensifies there is an ever present risk of bystanders being caught in the cross fire. We are calling on all sides to refrain from committing human rights abuses,” said Heather McGill, Amnesty International researcher on Ukraine.“The Ukrainian armed forces and armed groups alike must do everything within…

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