Saturday, April 20, 2024

Topic: Ukraine Russia crisis

Over 9,000 civilians, including 500 children killed as Ukraine war reaches 500-day mark

The war began on 24 February 2022, and the UN’s Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) has confirmed that more than 9,000 civilians, including over 500 children, have been killed since then, though the real number could be much higher.

UN’s rights chief reports shocking figures of civilian casualties and abuses in Russia’s war on Ukraine

More than 8,400 civilian deaths have been confirmed since the beginning of the Russia's war on Ukraine started in February last year, while over 14,000 civilians wounded, UN's human rights chief Volker Turk told the Human Rights Council, sharing data verified by his office.

Ukraine: 18 million need support as war enters second year

One year after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, nearly half the population – roughly 18 million people – need humanitarian aid and protection, the United Nations said on Friday.

UN General Assembly calls for immediate end to war in Ukraine

The UN General Assembly on Thursday called for ending the war in Ukraine and demanded Russia’s immediate withdrawal from the country, in line with the UN Charter.

Ukraine war disrupts education for more than five million children: UNICEF

Eleven months of war in Ukraine have disrupted education for more than five million boys and girls, the UN agency for children, UNICEF, said on Tuesday, calling for increased support to ensure they can continue to learn.

Ukraine: Multiple civilian causalities as new year dawns

The New Year holiday period witnessed a fresh surge of deadly attacks by Russian forces in Ukraine, Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq told journalists on Tuesday.