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HRW: Both Sides in Ukraine Conflict Targeted, Used Schools

Human Rights Watch said Thursday that both sides in the conflict in Ukraine have indiscriminately attacked schools, which could amount to a war crime. In a report entitled "Studying Under Fire," the rights group documented how both the Ukrainian military and Russian-backed rebels have carried out attacks on schools and used them for military purposes, including basing troops or weapons in or near schools. "Normally, a school is a civilian object and it is protected under...

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