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War in Ukraine: Execution of two British fighters and a Moroccan | War in Ukraine

The Supreme Court of the Donetsk People’s Republic sentenced Aidan Aslin and Shaun Binn of Britain and Brahim Sadun of Morocco to death.The official Russian news agency TASS reported.

The accused trio will do Appeal, One of the three Powell Kosovan lawyers told TASS. The news agency reports that the court explained that all three offenders could apologize.

According to TASS, Shawn later and Brahim Sadoon pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday. MercenaryBut acknowledged their participation in the fight Aimed at violent seizure of power.

This Alleged trial of veterans of the Ukrainian Armed Forces […] WorthlessUkrainian diplomatic spokesman Oleg Nikolenko condemned an investigation into the AFP. Putting campaign interests above law and discipline.

Aidan Aslin’s family explained at the end of April that he had moved to Ukraine in 2018, where he met his partner and settled in Mykolayiv. [sud-est]. He decided to join the Ukrainian Navy and served in that division for almost four years.

He was not a volunteer, mercenary or spy, as opposed to the Kremlin campaign. Aidan was planning his future outside the military, but like all Ukrainians his life was turned upside down by Putin’s barbaric invasion.According to his family.

Shawn later explained to the family that he was not Not a volunteer or mercenary, but officially serving in the Ukrainian army under Ukrainian law. He moved to Ukraine in 2018 and married a Ukrainian.

For his part, Brahim Sadun was a student in Ukraine during the Russian offensive, as confirmed by his father, his son, on Thursday on the Moroccan news site Madar21. Not mercenaries. In April, he blamed the Ukrainian authorities They hire foreign students to exploit them in war.

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London Serious concern

We are obviously seriously concerned. We reiterate that prisoners of war should not be exploited for political reasonsA spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Diplomatic Leader Liz Truss had issued a condemnation. False judgment with no legitimacy.

According to the Geneva Convention, prisoners of war enjoy immunity and should not be prosecuted for participating in hostilities.Condemned Downing Street.

I strongly condemn the sentencing of Aidan Aslin and Shawn later carried out by Russian proxies in eastern Ukraine. They are prisoners of war. This is a fraudulent judgment that has no legitimacyMs. Truss tweeted.

Pro-Russian officials have indicated in recent weeks that captors of Ukrainian troops, including members of the nationalist Azov brigade, could face trial and the death penalty.

Russia has banned the death penalty since 1997, but not in the two separatist regions of eastern Ukraine.

On Wednesday, the International Brigade for the Defense of Ukraine (LID) condemned the investigation into Andrew Hill, one of its members captured by separatists. According to the organization, which brings together foreign volunteers fighting in Ukraine, Andrew Hill A. Veteran contracted with the Ukrainian armyNot a mercenary.

Four foreign volunteers, including a Frenchman, have been killed fighting the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Lidu, the official organization for foreign volunteer fighters, has announced.

Russia, for its part, claimed responsibility for the killings this week Hundreds Since foreign militants in Ukraine began its offensive on February 24, it has been managing accordingly to thwart the flow of new arrivals.

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