“We will do everything we can so that the perpetrators of these war crimes do not go unpunished and therefore can appear before the courts, in this case, the International Criminal Court, to deal with these alleged cases (crimes),” Sanchez said at an economic forum in Madrid:
Also on Monday (04.04.2022) the Polish Prime Minister requested the formation of an international commission of inquiry into the “genocide” committed by the Russian army in Ukrainian cities, including Bucha.
“These bloody massacres perpetrated by the Russians and Russian soldiers deserve to be called by their names. It is genocide and must be judged,” Mateusz Morawiecki told reporters. “This is why we propose forming an international commission to investigate this crime of genocide,” he added.
‘genocide’, ‘massacre’, ‘alleged massacre’
The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, also condemned the “massacre” in the Ukrainian city of Bucha, where hundreds of bodies were found after the withdrawal of the Russian army, as “another intolerable violation of human rights.”
Similarly, the Swiss government has called for an international and independent investigation into the alleged massacre committed by Russian forces in the town of Bucha, on the outskirts of Kyiv.
The Swiss foreign ministry said in a statement that the information received about the Bucha incidents “raise fears of serious violations of international humanitarian law” that urgently require an independent investigation.
The official note added that Switzerland supports investigations by the International Criminal Court and other institutions into possible human rights violations in the war in Ukraine, and called on the parties to the conflict to respect the civilian population.
On Sunday, the mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, noted that the missing civilians found on the streets of Bucha “had their hands tied behind their backs.”
“The worst massacre in Europe since World War II”
The Ukrainian authorities reported the discovery of more than 400 bodies in the streets of Bucha, which, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, is “the worst massacre in Europe since World War II.”
Funeral ceremonies in Bucha, recently liberated by the Ukrainian army, found and buried about 340 bodies of civilians found in its streets, the Ukrainian daily reported. fact.
according to factQuoting sources from the funeral service in the Kyiv suburb, he said, “Between 330 and 340 bodies were found in Bucha, but there are more.” “We collected 15 bodies from Yablonska Street, their hands tied and shot in the head. Today [el 3 de abril] “We found 30 bodies,” the sources said.
According to Serhi, an employee at Bosha’s funeral, quoted by the local newspaper, the workers are overwhelmed with the tasks of recovering the bodies. “Tomorrow we have to visit at least 20 other addresses. Many people are buried in yards and plots. We can’t say how many. We still don’t have complete lists. We have already buried about 350 people,” he insisted.
With “Your hands are tied behind your back”
On Sunday, the mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, noted that the missing civilians found on the streets of Bucha “had their hands tied behind their backs,” as evidenced by images broadcast by international media.
The country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, described what Russia was doing last night on American television as a “genocide” against the Ukrainian people.
Human Rights Watch also denounced the massacre in a report published on Sunday, March 3, detailing instances of civilian executions, threats, rape and looting allegedly committed by Russian soldiers.
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