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Watchdogs: Civilians Detained, Tortured in Eastern Ukraine

Arbitrary detentions, sometimes involving torture, are taking place in Eastern Ukraine both by Ukrainian authorities and Russian-backed separatists, according to a joint report released by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch Thursday. At least nine cases were documented of Ukrainian authorities detaining civilians accused of coordinating with Russian-backed separatists, and nine more of separatist forces detaining civilians suspected were spying for the Ukrainian...

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