AI: Georgia/Russia: Civilians in the line of fire: The Georgia-Russia conflict

Amnesty International

Index Number: EUR 04/005/2008

Date Published: 18 November 2008

From the onset of the five-day war between Georgia and Russia in the self-proclaimed republic of South Ossetia in August 2008 the conflicting parties failed to take necessary measures to protect civilians from the hostilities. In this report Amnesty International raises concerns that serious violations of both international human rights law and international humanitarian law were committed by all parties, both during the course of the conflict and in its aftermath.

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