A/77/533: Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine - Note by the Secretary-General
18 October 2022
In this report, the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine will refer to findings about events during late February and March 2022 in the four regions of Kyiv, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, and Sumy, as requested by Human Rights Council resolution S-34/1.
During this first phase of its investigations, the Commission has found that war crimes, violations of human rights and international humanitarian law have been committed in Ukraine since 24 February 2022. Russian armed forces are responsible for the vast majority of the violations identified.
Ukrainian forces have also committed international humanitarian law violations in some cases, including two incidents that qualify as war crimes.
Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine