About the International Public Tribunal for the Crimes of Azerbaijan

հայերեն / in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/tribunal_about_hy/ на русском – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/tribunal_about/ The International public Tribunal for the crimes of Azerbaijan is to unite the efforts of various experts, public figures, professional organizations to identify, expose, condemn, combat, prevent and punish genocide and the criminal policy of Azerbaijan. It was initiated on March 25, 2020 by the participants of the online forum “Against Crimes of Azerbaijan” – a preliminary event before the International scientific and practical Conference in July 2020 dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the massacre of the Armenian population of Shushi (Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabagh Republic, NKR)) in city Shushi […]

DESTRUCTION OF THE ARMENIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE OCCUPIED SETTLEMENTS OF ARTSAKH IN 1920-2022 AS A WAR CRIME

Avanesov HovikHead of the Center of Caucasian Studies of Mesrop Mashtots University,Senior Lecturer of the Department of History and Caucasian StudiesMesrop Mashtots UniversityStepanakert, Republic of Artsakhhovikavanesow@gmail.comDavtyan YanaDean of the Faculty of Economics and Law of Mesrop Mashtots University,Associate Professor of MMUStepanakert, Republic of Artsakhydavtyan80@gmail.comGevorgyan ArturDirector National Sculpture Park MuseumGyumri, Republic of Armeniaarturgevorgyanes@gmail.com This study aims to present in 1920-2022 In Azerbaijan implemented a policy of destroying the Armenian cultural heritage in the occupied settlements of Artsakh, taking as a basis the relevant international conventions. It is emphasized that impunity prepares fertile ground for the implementation of new cultural genocides. The […]

LEGAL ISSUES OF THE KARABAKH CONFLICT. ABOUT THE STATUS OF ARTSAKH, ON THE TERRITORIAL INTEGRITY OF AZERBAIJAN AND ITS CLAIMS TO NAGORNO-KARABAKH AND THE TERRITORY OF THE SOVEREIGN REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA.

The Karabakh war of 2020 ended with a truce in November of the same year and the introduction of Russian peacekeepers into the region. But one of the key problems, the issue of the status of Nagorno-Karabakh, remained outside the framework of the document, according to which a truce was reached. Added to this was the seizure of a number of territories of the sovereign Republic of Armenia by Azerbaijan in May 2021, accompanied by ongoing local hostilities with the killed and wounded. The issues indicated as the subject of consideration have historical, political, legal, economic and humanitarian aspects. One cannot but agree […]

Artsakh Ombudsman Brings Attention to Increasing Azerbaijani Threats, Calls on Diasporans to Help Break International Isolation

“Armenian Mirror-Spectator” newspaper published a large article by Aram Arkun on August 16, 2022 after interview with Gegham Stepanyan, Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh. Source: https://mirrorspectator.com/2022/08/16/artsakh-ombudsman-brings-attention-to-increasing-azerbaijani-threats-calls-on-diasporans-to-help-break/

STATEMENT On joining and supporting the Statements and the Legal Package of Requirements for the Protection of the Rights of the Armenian People put forward by the Republic of Western Armenia (the State of Armenia)

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/wa-29-7-2022/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/wa-29-7-2022-hy/ Source: https://citizenship-western-armenia.info/en/archives/11091

“Maragha 30: an unpunished and ongoing genocide” scientific-practical conference was held on April 12, 2022 in Academy of sciences in Yerevan

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/maragha-12-4-2022/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/maragha-12-4-2022-hy/ Source On the joint initiative of the NAS RA Institute of History, “Against Legal Arbitrariness” NGO and the “Center for Human Rights and Genocide Studies” NGO, “Maragha 30: an unpunished and ongoing genocide” scientific-practical conference was held at the Conference Hall of the NAS RA Presidium.

A Special Statement of the CC RAO: 30th anniversary of the massacre of the Armenian population of the Karabakh village of Maragha

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/cc-9-4-2022/ In connection with the 30th anniversary of the massacre of the population of the Karabakh village of Maragha, Martakert region of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), carried out by the armed forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan on April 10, 1992, the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations (CC RAO) issued a special statement on April 9, 2022. We bring to your attention the full text of the Statement. Translation in English by AGA-Tribunal.info.

A Special Statement of the CC RAO: 30th anniversary of the massacre of the Armenian population of the Karabakh village of Maragha

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/cc-9-4-2022/ In connection with the 30th anniversary of the massacre of the population of the Karabakh village of Maragha, Martakert region of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), carried out by the armed forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan on April 10, 1992, the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations (CC RAO) issued a special statement on April 9, 2022. We bring to your attention the full text of the Statement. Translation in English by AGA-Tribunal.info.

MFA of Artsakh: Impunity of Azerbaijan for unleashing aggressive wars has led to the undermining of the fundamental principles of international law

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/artsakh-2-4-2022/ in Armenian – http://www.nkr.am/hy/news/2022-04-02/statement_april_war Source: MFA of Artsakh, April 2, 2022

Arman Tatoyan. A call to international journalists

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/tatoyan-24-3-2022/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/tatoyan-24-3-2022-hy/ Arman Tatoyan is the fourth ombudsman of the Republic of Armenia (2016-2022), Adjunct Professor в American University of Armenia, PhD in Law in Yerevan State University.

Statement of the National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh on the appeal to the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs, the UN and relevant institutions

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/artsakh-parl-10-3-3-2022/ in Armenian – http://www.nankr.am/hy/4601 Source: web site of the National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh, March 10, 2022

MFA of Artsakh: Baku’s policy represents in its essence a combination of Armenian-hatred, Nazism and terrorism

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/artsakh-10-3-2022/ in Armenian – http://www.nkr.am/hy/news/2022-03-10/statement Source: web site of MFA of the Republic of Artsakh, March 10, 2022

Statement of National Academy of sciences of Armenia on the Armenian Cultural Genocide Program implemented by Azerbaijan in Artsakh

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/sci-23-2-2022/ in Armenian – https://www.sci.am/m/newsview.php?id=477&arch=&langid=1 Source: web site of the Academy of sciences of Armenia

Ombudsman of Armenia issued a new AD HOC public report on the Azerbaijani policy of hatred and animosity towards Armenians

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/ombudsman-4-2-2022/ On February 2, 2022 Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan published on the web site and on February 4 presented in the press-conference an evidence-based emergency report on the new developments and dangers of the Azerbaijani state-sanctioned Armenophobic policy in the post-war period.

Letter of Bishop Daniel to President Joseph R. Biden

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/bishop-daniel-10-2-2022/ Bishop Daniel, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian church, responded to Catholicos Karekin II’s request dated Feb 8, 2022 by sending a letter to U.S. President Biden, as well as other governmental officials.  The full letter dated Feb 10 appears below. In the original text there was a typo, it was fixed below: the war started in the autumn 2020, not 2021. Source: https://armenianchurch.us/2022/02/10/mother-see-addresses-threat-to-artsakhs-armenian-heritage/

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh in connection with the intention of Azerbaijan to appropriate the Armenian cultural heritage

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-artsakh-8-2-2022/ in Armenian – http://www.nkr.am/hy/news/2022-02-08/statement Source: web site of MFA of Artsakh, February 8, 2022

The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin condemns albanization of Armenian churches by Azerbaijan

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/aac-8-2-2022/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/aac-8-2-2022-hy/ Source: web site of Holy Etchmiadzin, February 8, 2022

Davit Knyazyan in UN: We continue to witness from Azerbaijan the rise of hate speech, identity-based hate crimes, state-led disinformation campaigns and promotion of fake historical constructs

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/knyazyan-8-2-2022/ Source: web site of MFA of Armenia, Fenruary 8, 2022

Comment by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on the statement of the Minister of Culture of Azerbaijan

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-8-2-2022/ in Armenian – https://www.mfa.am/hy/interviews-articles-and-comments/2022/02/08/spox_comment_culturalheritage/11289 Source: web site of MFA of Armenia, February 8, 2022

Spitak Khach Monastery (White Cross) is a target of Azerbaijani propaganda

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/spitak-khach-16-1-2022/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/spitak-khach-16-1-2022-hy/ Source: Artsakh Monuments Spitak Khach Monastery (White Cross) is a target of Azerbaijani propaganda. November 5 on the Azerbaijani website www. cbc. az a video was published, which again showed the “pilgrimage” of the representatives of the Udi community in the Surb Harutyun Church near the town of Hadrut, the Spitak Khach monastery in the Vank village.

Statement of the Foreign Ministry of Armenia on the 32nd anniversary of the anti-Armenian massacres in Baku

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-14-1-2022/ in Armenian – https://www.mfa.am/hy/interviews-articles-and-comments/2022/01/14/mfa_statement_bakupogroms/11265 Source: https://www.mfa.am/en/interviews-articles-and-comments/2022/01/14/mfa_statement_bakupogroms/11265 January 14, 2022