Ukraine: Manual for Journalists on Documenting International Crimes
11 September 2023
“International criminal law is a complex area of law, as is the law of evidence, but hopefully the Manual will give readers the basic knowledge and skills they need in this area.” The Manual is. [...] It will help to have a better understanding of the legal issues involved and will explain what details need to be paid extra attention to.” Yevheniya Motorevska, who also joined the training and leads the war investigations department of The Kyiv Independent, is convinced that the Manual “gives an understanding of the key principles of the International Criminal Court. [...] Special thanks to the authors and translators for using ordinary language terms and providing detailed explanations.” Liudmyla Pankratova, Regional Press Development Institute Executive Director and one of the trainers on the ground, notes: “The training course and the Manual are extremely useful not only for Ukrainian reporters. [...] And the collected information can be added to the materials of the International Criminal Court. [...] Documenting war crimes in Ukraine is a job that is our responsibility, because no one knows better and has more access to such unique and important information than us.” The Manual is available here in English and Ukrainian and the Guide is available here in English and Ukrainian.