[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official website] on Tuesday expressed grave concern [press release] over the escalating unrest in Ukraine [BBC timeline] that has brought increasing destruction and death to the region. Pillay urged opposition groups to "lay down their weapons" and to work toward a peaceful resolution of the ongoing political crisis involving Ukraine and Russia. Pillay specifically called for an investigation into the violence that recently occurred in Odessa and Donetsk, Ukrainian towns in...

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