Amnesty International reviews a controversial report on the practices of the Ukrainian army
Amnesty International wants to re-evaluate a controversial report accusing the Ukrainian army of endangering civilians with its methods of combat, after it drew widespread criticism.
A statement by the organization on Saturday indicated that external experts will review the entire process of preparing the report.
On Thursday, Amnesty International accused the Ukrainian army of endangering civilians by establishing military bases in residential areas, while repelling Russian forces that launched the war in February.
At the same time, Amnesty International stressed that "such violations in no way justify Russia's indiscriminate attacks, which have resulted in the death and injury of untold numbers of civilians."
While the report was widely broadcast by pro-Kremlin Russian media, Kyiv criticized it.
Adviser to the Ukrainian president, Mikhail Podolyak, said it was a shame that Amnesty International had been involved in Russian propaganda and a disinformation campaign aimed at stopping Western arms supplies.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Amnesty of inflicting pardon on the victim in his video address Thursday.
The organization continued to defend its report, but regretted the "pain and outrage" it had caused.
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