Freek van der Vet

Freek van der Vet is the Principal Investigator of the “Toxic Crimes Project” on environmental protection in armed conflict, at the University of Helsinki. Over the last 15 years, he has worked and published on human rights protection for victims of Russia’s armed conflicts and legal defense under authoritarianism.


The Environmental Cost of the War in Ukraine

A silent casualty of the indiscriminate Russian shelling of Ukraine is the environment, unleashing long-term threats to public health.

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