Germany investigating ‘several hundred’ possible Ukraine war crimes

JusticeInfo.net reports on 18 June that Germany is invoking universal jurisdiction to investigate several hundred war crimes in Ukraine, including political and military officials.

In the UK, the Metropolitan Police reported on 22 April that it had received ‘around 50’ referrals relating to alleged war crimes in Ukraine. The information is being gathered by the Met’s war crimes team, and may be shared with the International Criminal Court.

Other states investigating alleged war crimes in Ukraine include France, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Norway, Sweden, Slovakia, Switzerland, Spain, and Canada.