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President Joe Bidenaccused Russian troops of electrocution and other torture of Ukrainians in an official statement on Sunday.
Biden's statement marked International Day in support of victims of torture. In it, Biden accused several countries of using torture on either his own people or the people of the attacking country. Biden has in the past requested that Russia and Putin be tried for war crimes.
"Everything is too much torture, but every year countless victims suffer from this brutal violation of human rights and dignity," Biden wrote. "This year we were shocked by the horrific acts committed by Russian troops in Ukraine, including several credible reports of torture such as beatings, electric shocks and simulated death sentences."
"In Mali and Burkina Faso, terrorist groups have been recorded to slaughter and torture locals, but in Mali and the Republic of Central Africa, Wagner mercenaries belonging to Kremlin have used similar cruel and illegal tactics. It is reportedly adopted, "he said. Added.
Russian soldiers begging for "forgiveness" in a war crimes trial
On Sunday, April 3, 2022, a Russian tank destroyed in Bucha on the outskirts of Kib, Ukraine. A woman walking inside. (AP Photo / Rodrigo Abd)
Biden's remarks are the number of sudden visits by lawyer Merrick GarlandIt will be done in a day. To Ukraine to throw American weight behind an ongoing war crimes trial against Russian troops.
Ukrainian War Crimes Trial: Russian Soldiers Learn Punishment
International Criminal Court (ICC) alsolaunched the largest investigation in history of alleged war crimesin late May.
The ICC works on a joint investigation team with prosecutors from Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania. Eurojust, the legal department of the European Union, is also participating in this effort.
War crimes allegations are due to Russia's withdrawal from around Kyiv, with 400 citizens of the region's town of BuchaRussian troopsHappened after revealing that he had killed the army. Others to dig a mass grave.
Biden accused Russian troops of action in Bucha as a war crime and called for an international trial.
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Ukrainian authorities16,000 cases of war crimes alleged by the Russian army, which have been roughly charged.