Several weeks before the current offensive, on 19 December at 2. A doctor from the Independent Doctors Association IDA in Turkey told Amnesty International that the field hospital they support in Maskan, a village in the northern part of Aleppo Countryside, had to be evacuated on 1 February because of intensifying airstrikes and an imminent ground invasion of the village.
A day after the medical staff and patients evacuated, the IDA received images of the field hospital destroyed by an airstrike. The Syrian government gained control of the deserted village on 15 February. Amnesty International reviewed the images of the destruction and a video of government forces inside the field hospital claiming that the facility was used by terrorists to treat the war wounded.
International humanitarian law protects hospitals and health facilities carrying out their humanitarian function, including providing medical treatment to wounded fighters. Doctors and a medical worker in Anadan told Amnesty International how two airstrikes on 27 January and 2 February by Russian or Syrian warplanes partially destroyed a field hospital and rendered a rehabilitation centre out of service.
A physiotherapist at the rehabilitation centre said:. The next day at 8. I was on my way to work when I saw and heard the explosion. We had to transfer them outside of Anadan.
Now the centre is out of service. We lost a lot of expensive equipment. We provided treatment to whoever is in need and we have been operating since Baghdad Hospital in Hreitan was directly targeted on 25 December and severely damaged. A doctor and another medical worker at the hospital told Amnesty International that a Russian or Syrian warplane fired missiles directly at the hospital, injuring 10 medical staff and at least 20 civilian patients, and leaving the facility in ruins.
As the Olympics in Sochi have given way to the Paralympics, EWNC members report via twitter, telephone and on Facebook that they continue to be followed and harassed by police. Vitishko will be spending the next three years in the Sadovy colony for supposedly spray-painting a construction fence in The construction fence, built on protected forest lands in the Western Caucasus Nature Preserve, surrounds the no-longer secret mansion of Krasnodar Regional Governor Alexander Tkachev.
A cell block at the Sadovy Prison Colony. Vitishko and other witnesses say he is not responsible for spray-painting the fence at all. Rights groups including Bellona, the Norwegian HelsinkiCommittee, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International — who declared Vitishko a Prisoner of Conscience — also protest his innocence, and decry a three-year jail term for graffiti to be disproportionate the supposed crime.
A view from inside the Tuapse Jailhouse. She was able to confirm, however, that Vitishko has not yet received any warmer clothes or any of his personal affects yet.
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