Rebels impose 'reign of fear' in Ukraine, UN says

June 18, 2014 10:42 PM

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Pro-Russian rebels have imposed a reign of fear in eastern Ukraine, abducting scores of real and imagined opponents and subjecting them to torture, the UN's human rights office said on Wednesday.

In a fresh report by its monitors in the conflict-torn country, the UN office also said hundreds had perished in fighting and that the rights situation had worsened since it took stock in early May.

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