The RCMP has launched a nationwide investigation into allegations of warfare crimes and crimes towards humanity dedicated in Ukraine.
Police will probably be accumulating “necessary data and proof” from these Ukrainians getting into Canada who want to present it, with the hopes of utilizing the knowledge in future felony investigations, based on a press release from the companions of Canada’s Warfare Crimes Program.
The Warfare Crimes Program is a partnership between the Division of Justice, RCMP, the Canada Border Providers Company and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.
“It’s important that such data be collected and guarded on the earliest alternative, to make sure it’s not misplaced with the passage of time and to protect essential proof for future prosecutions,” the assertion mentioned.
An internet site has been launched to supply Ukrainians details about the investigation, with pamphlets additionally being given to these arriving at Canada’s airports beginning this week and by teams working with the newcomers.
The War Crimes Program is targeted on denying protected haven to individuals believed to have dedicated or been complicit in warfare crimes, crimes towards humanity or genocide and to hunt accountability for his or her conduct.
In late March, it was introduced the RCMP would send officers to work with the International Criminal Court to assist examine claims that warfare crimes and crimes towards humanity are going down in Ukraine.