Occupiers mobilize 16-17-year-old boys – Shidna Pravozahisna grupa
This is due to the reduction of human resources. Vira Yastrebova, director of the “Shidna Pravozahisna grupa” (Eastern Human Rights Group), reported this information at a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine – Odesa.
“The situation with forced mobilization has changed only because the human resource in the occupied territories has become less, therefore the processes of forced mobilization have slowed down. The occupiers are betting on the youth, who grow older every year. Starting from the age of 16, the occupiers can mobilize a child with her consent. But we understand what kind of “voluntary mobilization” this is, when a child is brainwashed that, for example, Ukraine is responsible for the death of her parents and persuaded to take revenge for them,” the human rights activist noted.
She also added that seventeen-year-old boys are already prohibited from leaving the temporarily occupied territory.
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