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Ukraine: The first war time rape trial is held in absentia and behind closed doors
Last month, an investigation on an alleged wartime rape was for the first time completed in Ukraine. Some say the alleged perpetrator, a Russian soldier, is dead while the prosecutor believes he is in Russia. Proceedings are held in absentia and behind closed doors. And there were initial issues about witness protection.
By Irina Salii, correspondence from Kyiv (“Sudovyi reporter”)
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