One-year-old boy died after being raped by Russian soldiers, Ukraine claims 1 month ago

One-year-old boy died after being raped by Russian soldiers, Ukraine claims

More sickening claims coming out of Ukraine

The horrific and nigh on unimaginable situation in Ukraine continues as a government report claims that a one-year-old boy died after being raped by Russian soldiers.

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Speaking on Thursday, Denisova Liudmyla Leontiivna - Ukrainian Parliament's Commissioner for Human Rights - said that government officials are receiving reports of sexual violence every day and that this is not the first instance involving children.

While the exact location of the despicable war crime has not yet been released, the boy is believed to have been from the Kharkiv region and at least two Russian soldiers are said to have been responsible.

Leontiivna implored in a statement: "I appeal to the UN Commission for Investigation Human Rights Violations during the Russian military invasion of Ukraine to take into account these facts of genocide of the Ukrainian people".

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Among the 56 calls received on May 26, Ukraine says that "in just one hour, 10 people applied for sexual violence, 8 of them were raped minors, including two 10-year-old boys."

Other reported crimes included 9-year-old triplets being raped in front of their mother and left with "severe genital injuries", a nine-month-old daughter "raped with a candle", and men aged between 67-78 years old also being raped by Russian soldiers.

Shocking as it is, these are not entirely unprecedented reports. There have been numerous reports of atrocities since the invasion began; it was only a month ago that the Ukrainian Security Service intercepted a phone call from a Russian soldier as his wife gave him permission to rape women while occupying the country.

She went on to add that the "horror and rage is overwhelming" and that "the enemy must be stopped and all those involved in the atrocities in Ukraine must be brought to justice!"

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