Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Donetsk People's Republic

Sitting of a Special Committee № 22 (13 September 2017)

13 September 2017

On September 13, the 22nd sitting of a Special Committee on recording and collecting the evidence of war crimes of the Ukrainian authorities in Donbass took place in the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

In the course of work a report was considered on the work done and exit-polls of relatives and witnesses on the facts of injuring and killing of children (66 families with killed children and 163 families with wounded children).

Also, a report on the formation of cases on destruction was considered. In particular, acts of inspections of social infrastructure and housing facilities damaged as a result of hostilities were provided on Staromikhaylovka village (507 acts for 2014-2017), Proletarsky (for 2014-2017) and Kirovsky (for 2014-2015) districts of Donetsk. On the next sitting the report on formation of distruction's cases in Kalininsky district of Donetsk and in the city of Debaltsevo will be considered.

Committee’s members have considered new formats for informing Donbass residents about the work of the Special Committee. In particular, a new type of information leaflet with the procedure explanation for applying to the Special Committee was approved. It will be soon printed and spread through the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, the Ombudsman, the Postal Service of Donbass and other ministries and departments of the Republic.

The next sitting is to take place on October 10.

We would like to remind the phone number of hotline of a Special Committee on recording and collecting the evidence of war crimes of the Ukrainian authorities in Donbass: (071) 320 39 90 and ‎(050) 281-70-89 . 

For consultations on appealing to the European Court of Human Rights, You can call: (062) 300-29-52.

Also territorial units of the Ministry of Justice of the Donetsk People’s Republic are open, where You can apply for legal advice. Full list is on the site.