The International Court of The justice said on Tuesday that it would hold hearings on the genocide on March 7 and 8 over the war in Ukraine, as the fighting intensifies.
“The International Court of The justicethe main judicial body of the UN, will hold public hearings in the Allegations case of Genocide under the Convention on Prevention and Punishment of the crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) on Monday March 7 and Tuesday March 8, 2022,” the court said. in A declaration.
“The hearings will be devoted to the request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Ukraine”, the declaration added.
Over 660,000 people to have already fled abroad, the UN refugee agency said, estimating that one million people are displaced within ex-Soviet Ukraine, which population of 44 millions.
The UN believes that up at 4 millions of refugees can need help in the coming months and 12 millions more will need help inside the country.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan, had already announced he launched an investigation on the situation in Ukraine” after Russia invasion.
“I am satisfied that there is a reasonable basis to believe that both the alleged war crimes and the crimes against humanity have been committed in Ukraine” since 2014, Khan said. in statement on Monday.
Russia challenged international bansboycotts and sanctions moving forward with a offensive this says aims to defend the Russian speakers of Ukraine and to overthrow the rulers.