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August 5, 2022

Amnesty International shits the bed.

Basically AI made accusations against the Ukrainian military which will serve to legitimize Russian terrorist bombings of civilian targets. They completely bypassed Ukrainian Amnesty officials. Already being used by Russia for propaganda.

https://twitter.com/RussianEmbassy/status/1555232968196726789?s=20&t=NI3NaZKxkz5Hv5E-ZeOWTA

Secretary General of AI, Agnes Callamard, is doubling down and accusing all critics of being "trolls"

https://twitter.com/AgnesCallamard/status/1555234095982149632?s=20&t=j4K3HRQMPoip2blkSNKr-g

https://twitter.com/sumlenny/status/1555255117150044161?s=20&t=xhDrp5kGNBa9fKNnAMYuTg

https://twitter.com/sumlenny/status/1555439535932276736?s=20&t=xhDrp5kGNBa9fKNnAMYuTg

https://twitter.com/sumlenny/status/1555621424018096128?s=20&t=xhDrp5kGNBa9fKNnAMYuTg

If you are currently a supporter of AI you might want to consider ending that support and letting them know why.

June 20, 2022

Hundreds of civilians missing, taken or simply gone: The untold toll of the Ukraine war

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/hundreds-of-civilians-missing-taken-or-simply-gone-the-untold-toll-of-the-ukraine-war/ar-AAYDPbF

For nearly four months, the world has watched in horror as Russian forces flattened Ukrainian cities, with images of slaughtered civilians in Bucha and Mariupol attracting international outrage and prompting Western powers to increase their military aid. But all the while a less visible phenomenon was taking place in homes, at checkpoints, during street protests: Russian soldiers were detaining and abducting hundreds — perhaps thousands — of civilians.

All over the country, people are missing. A schoolteacher who refused Russian soldiers’ demands that she speak their language. A volunteer paramedic tending to the injured in the port city of Mariupol. The father of a journalist, taken to blackmail his daughter into providing access to her news outlet’s website. A village leader who was escorted from a government building with a bag over his head. And untold others.

Authorities and human rights advocates say these cases are part of a larger pattern of Russian abductions and disappearances, a military tactic meant to terrorize communities and demoralize civilian resistance.


Basically mass kidnappings and hostage taking. Why hasn't Russia been classified as a terrorist state yet?

Edit: Sorry, forgot to add the link.


May 6, 2022

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