Donetsk, Apr 20 - DAN. The Fair Defence social organisation sent more than 8,000 materials over facts of Ukraine’s military aggression against Donbass to the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights, Fair Defence chairman of the board Vitaly Galakhov said at a press briefing at the Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday.

“More than 5,500 materials have been sent to the European Court (of Human Rights - eds Donetsk News Agency) on behalf of the victims of fighting since 2015; as of now, 2,600 materials have been sent to the International Criminal Court,” Galakhov said.

In the period from 2014 to 2017, the organisation carried out eight probes to identify the culprits behind the strikes which caused civilian casualties. The incidents included attacks on Donetsk, Makeyevka, Gorlovka, Snezhny, Zugres, Ilovaisk and Khartsyzsk, he said.

The Fair Defence social organisation was set up in February 2018. It is focused on gathering evidence and investigating Kiev’s war crimes. Its predecessor was the Public Commission that comprised lawyers, journalists and community activists.*jk