[JURIST] There is mounting evidence of abductions and violence against activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine over the last three months, Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] reported [press release] Friday. The report, entitled Abductions and Torture in Eastern Ukraine [text, PDF], documents the findings of allegations of abduction and torture perpetrated by separatist armed groups and pro-Kyiv forces. The Ukrainian Ministry of Interior [official website] has reported nearly 500 cases of abductions between April and June 2014, though reliable...

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