Ukraine's riot police accused of brutality

Opposition says security forces mercilessly beat up unarmed people, shoot and arrest hospitalised protesters.

Last updated: 24 Jan 2014 21:52
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Ukraine's capital Kiev has been the scene of massive clashes between protesters and security forces for days.

The country's opposition says at least five demonstrators have been killed.

Berkut, the riot police, has been accused of showing no mercy, beating up unarmed people, shooting, and arresting hospitalised protesters.

Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Kiev.


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