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 […]

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.

Provisional measures by International Court of Justice dated December 7, 2021

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/icj-7-12-2021/ On December 7 2021, International Court of Justice issued its orders on the requests for provisional measures made by Armenia and Azerbaijan in the proceedings instituted by Armenia against Azerbaijan and the counterclaim of Azerbaijan against Armenia under the “International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” (CERD).

John Eibner. Religious Cleansing in Progress: Beyond the Armenian Genocide in Time and Space

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/eibner-9-9-2021/ On September 9-10, 2021 a large Conference on International Religious Freedom and Peace took place in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin (Armenia). Below is a report made by John Eibner (London) at this conference. Some other publications by J. Eibner and Christian Solidarity International (CSI) – here. Photo from this source.

About UNESCO policy of silence and connivance to the crimes of Azerbaijan

in Farsi – https://armeniannewsinpersian.wordpress.com/2021/12/22/885/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/unesco-8-12-2021-hy/ in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/unesco-8-12-2021/ Source: Artsakh Monuments page in Facebook, December 8, 2021

Nikol Pashinyan on the need for an adequate response from the international community to the facts of destruction and distortion by Azerbaijan of the Armenian cultural, historical and religious heritage of Artsakh

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/pashinyan-23-11-2021/ Source: https://www.primeminister.am/en/press-release/item/2021/11/23/Nikol-Pashinyan-meeting/ On November 23, 2021 Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received United Nations Under-Secretary-General, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Ángel Moratinos.

Spitak Khach Armenian Monastery (White Cross) located on the occupied area became a target of Azerbaijani anti-Armenian propaganda

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/spitak-6-11-2021/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/spitak-6-11-2021-hy/ Source: “Artsakh Monuments”, November 6, 2021. November 5, 2021 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, both are located on the occupied by Azerbaijan territory. The current head of the Udi community, Robert Mobilin, and his deputy, Rafik Danakarin, “perform rituals typical of the Aghvan-Udi church” in Armenian churches.

Resolution of the conference in St. Petersburg on November 2-3, 2021

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/res-3-11-2021/ On November 2-3, 2021, an international online conference “The UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide” was held in St. Petersburg, Russia https://aga-tribunal.info/en/conf-2-11-2021-en/

Press release of the international conference in St. Petersburg on November 2-3, 2021

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/release-2-11-2021/ On November 2-3, 2021, an international online conference “The UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide” was held in St. Petersburg, Russia https://aga-tribunal.info/en/conf-2-11-2021-en/

Alexandr Manasyan. How Baku is hiding behind international law, pursuing a policy of culturicide and genocide

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/a-manasyan-2-11-2021/ A report by Alexandr Manasyan at the international online conference “UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide”, held in Saint Petersburg on November 2-3, 2001. About conference – https://aga-tribunal.info/conf-2-11-2021-en/ Translation from Russian by AGA-Tribunal.info.

Conference “UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide”

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/conf-2-11-2021/ On November 2-3, 2021, an international online conference “The UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide” was held in St. Petersburg, Russia. Three co-organizers were from the Republic of Artsakh, the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation: the Ministry of education, science, culture and sports of the Republic of Artsakh, public organization of sociological and political science initiatives “Khachmeruk” (“Crossroad”), Public Institute of political and social research of the Black Sea-Caspian Sea region named after V.B. Artsruni. The conference was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the […]

Armen T. Marsoobian. Genocide by Other Means: The Centrality of Cultural Destruction to the Erasure of a People

in Russian – A report by Armen T. Marsoobian at the International conference “UN responsibility for the protection of the cultural heritage of ancient peoples from cultural genocide” on November 2-3, 2021. Conference materials – https://aga-tribunal.info/conf-2-11-2021-en/

PACE on cultural heritage damage and hate speech from Azerbaijan, September 27, 2021

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/pace-27-9-2021/ Source: Resolution 2391 (2021) by Parliament Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted on 27 September 2021 (24th sitting) upon rapport by Mr. Paul Gavan https://aga-tribunal.info/en/pace-27-9-2021-en/

Lusine Karakhanyan: Azerbaijan continues to destroy and appropriate Armenian cultural heritage sites of world significance

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/karakhanyan-14-10-2021/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/karakhanyan-14-10-2021-hy/ Source: Armenpress, October 14, 2021 Translated by AGA-Tribunal.info. Azerbaijan does not even value its culture, this country did not agree to exchange the paintings of Azerbaijani artists who remained on the Armenian side after the first Artsakh war for Armenian cultural values remaining in the occupied territories.