President of CSI: Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict is genocide, not another fight

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/eibner-14-1-2021/ Source: The Christian Post, January 14, 2021 Photo: A man prays in Ghazanchetsots Cathedral, Shusha, partly destroyed by shelling, in October 2020. Note (Wikipedia): During the Armenia-Azerbaijan War of 1992-1993, John Eibner led CSI relief expeditions to CSI to Armenians in the blockaded territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, and to Azerbaijanis displaced from their homes in Nagorno-Karabakh. There’s a genocide of Armenian Christians, according to the head of a human rights group, but it’s largely going unnoticed because of conflicts between world powers.

International Christian Concern about atrocities committed by Azerbaijani invaders in Artsakh

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/persecution-1/ Source: web site of monthly magazine “Persecution” of International Christian Concern January 16, 2021 Local media reports that on January 13, relatives identified the body of 58-year-old Alvard Tovmasyan, found dead in the yard of her home in Karin Tak, a village of Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenian: Artsakh). Relatives left the village on October 29, while Tovmasyan stayed behind. Azeri forces later captured the village and following the ceasefire agreement she was reported missing.

Organized hate speech and animosity towards Armenians in Azerbaijan

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/ombudsman-17-1-2021/ Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan together with his collegue from Republic of Artsakh made an Ad Hoc public report on the organized hate speech and animosity towards Armenians in Azerbaijan. The report was published on the web site on January 17, 2021. ORGANIZED HATE SPEECH AND ANIMOSITY TOWARDS ETHNICARMENIANS IN AZERBAIJAN AS ROOT CAUSES OF ETHNICALLY BASED TORTURE AND INHUMAN TREATMENT BY AZERBAIJANI ARMED FORCES(September-November 2020)

Mark Geragos about the crimes committed by Azerbaijan

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/geragos-1-1-2021/ Attorney Mark Geragos (California) multiple times publicly expressed his views for the rights of Armenians in Artsakh and against the crimes committed by Azerbaijan. Below is his new initiative and few tweets after recent war started against Artsakh.

Documents on war crimes committed by Azerbaijan were transferred to the Prosecutor and the Police in Armenia

in Armenian — https://aga-tribunal.info/tatoyan-28-12-2020-hy/ in Russain — https://aga-tribunal.info/tatoyan-28-12-2020/ On December 28, 2020, documentary protocols on war crimes committed by the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan were signed by Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan and transferred to the Prosecutor’s and the Police Offices in Armenia, as bodies of general jurisdiction. Below is the translation into Russian of the article of the Ombudsman from his official website by AGA-Trobunal.info.

The Parliament of Luxembourg unanimously adopted a resolution on the final settlement of the status of Nagorno-Karabakh

in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/luxembourg-24-12-2020-hy/ in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/luxembourg-24-12-2020/ On December 19, 2020 the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies unanimously adopted a motion on Azerbaijan-Turkey-jihadist aggression against the Artsakh. Source: official web site of the parliament (in French)

International reports of the war crimes perpetrated by Azerbaijan

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/crimes-22-12-2020/ Source: Embassy of Armenia to Switzerland-Permanent Mission to UN Office in Geneva, Dec 22, 2020 and also MFA of Armenia Independent international sources have circulated numerous reports on the war crimes perpetrated by Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh. Below is a compilation of some highlights for the ease of reference.

Condemn and end the Armenocide policy pursued by Turkey, Azerbaijan and their accomplices Israel

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/refugees-21-12-2020/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/refugees-21-12-2020-hy/ On December 21, 2020, the Congress of Armenian Refugees from the Azerbaijan SSR published its statement in Armenian. Below is an unofficial translation into English by the editorial board of AGA-Tribunal.info.

Armenian FM at the Ancient Civilizations Forum about escalating aggression and violence in the world

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-15-12-2020/ Foreign minister of Armenia Ara Ayvazian participated on December 15, 2020 at the online 4th Ministerial Meeting of the Ancient Civilizations Forum. Armenpress cited him: “It is critical today to promote a culture of peace to face the escalating aggression and violence that we have been witnessing around the world. The culture of peace can only be founded on strong international cooperation and the Ancient Civilizations Forum is an important platform in this regard as it brings together countries with thousand-year-old ancestral cultures and vast tangible and intangible heritage”.

Testimonies of victims and their descendants

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/testimonies-1-12-2020/ Taking into account the experience of other similar structures in the world, in 2020, the International Public Crimes Tribunal of Azerbaijan (IPTCA) began to form. The initiators were co-organizers of two international conferences dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the massacres in Baku and Shushi. At the second conference, the relevant information was presented. The special web site contains over 600 publications in 3 languages. In 2020, several critical appeals were sent to the UN and the EU.

We need a Tribunal to convict the one who started the treacherous war against Nagorno-Karabakh on September 27, 2020

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/kazimirov-12-11-2020/ On November 12, 2020 V. Kazimirov published an article in the popular Russian information agency REGNUM. Vladimir Kazimirov – is a former ambassador, head of the Russian mediation mission in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in 1992-1996, honored worker of the Russian diplomatic service. V. Kazimirov’s website – http://vn.kazimirov.ru/mir.htm Below is a non-official translation from Russian by AGA-Tribunal.info.

Question from Armenia: Vladimir Putin, are you on the side of the pan-Turkists and genocide makers?

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/shakaryants-26-11-2020/ On November 26, 2020, independent analyst Sergey Shakaryants (Yerevan) published a critical article on the website of the “Yerkramas” news agency. We give it below as is in non-official translation from Russian by AGA-Tribunal.info. On November 25, 2020, the press secretary of the President of Russia, the well known Dmitry Peskov, during a conversation with journalists, answering the question whether the peacekeeping mission in Artsakh is really expanding, taking into account the fact that doctors and specialists are sent there, among other things, to resolve issues heat supply, and with what it is connected, answered rather […]

Call for the conviction of the perpetrators of ethnic cleansing of the Armenians in Karabakh

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/afaja-1/ in Armenian – here in French – here in Spanish – here in Portugese – here By the end of October 2020, the French Association of Armenian lawyers and jurists AFAJA initiated a petition in six languages addressed to the UN Security Council. During the month as on November 25, it was signed by 28,140 people. Web address of the petition in English – here.

IPTCA: Open Appeal to the Deputies of the French Senate

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/france-23-11-2020/ Open Appeal to the Deputies of the French Senate The Organizing Сommittee of the International Public Tribunal for Crimes of Azerbaijan (IPTCA) thanks the senators of France, Bruno Retailleau, Patrick  Kanner, Hervé Marseille, Eliane Assassi and Guillaume Gontard for the draft Resolution on the recognition of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic and hopes for its adoption by the French Senate  http://www.senat.fr/leg/ppr20-145.html  

Nagorno-Karabakh: chronology of a century-long conflict

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/a-manasyan-5/ Alexandr Manasyan November 22, 2020 How the state named Azerbaijan emerged in Transcaucasia in 1918 Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) in the chaos of the collapse of the Russian Empire (1918-1920) Consequences of Turkish intervention in Transcaucasia The annexation of Nagorno-Karabakh by the Bolsheviks in favor of the AzSSR Fragmentation of the NK territory after its inclusion in the AzSSR Stalin’s project of building the Azerbaijani nation and its mutation Genocide of Armenians in AzSSR Legitimacy of the NKR proclamation Artsakh as a victim of the decision of the Council of Europe of December 16, 1991

Arman Tatoyan about Azerbaijani systematic policy of ethnic cleansing and genocide through terroristic methods in Artsakh

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/tatoyan-18-11-2020/ in Armenian – here The Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan commented on his Facebook page on November 18, 2020, a video with the humiliation of an old Armenian man by the Azerbaijani military.

Baku admitted multiple times: Nagorno-Karabakh is not Azerbaijan and uses the silence of the world as a permit for genocide

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/manasyan-31-10-2020/ in French – https://aga-tribunal.info/manasyan-31-10-2020-fr/ Russian information agency REGNUM on October 31, 2020 made a publication of a new article by Ph.D. in philosophy Alexandr Manasyan. Below is a translation in English. Abstract Nagorno-Karabakh does not belong to Azerbaijan BY RIGHT. The world knows about this, but ignores the law. And Baku uses this as a permit for genocide.

The Christian Post: How Christians are failing the Armenian people

Article by Joel Veldkamp in The Christian Post, October 17, 2020. It was also published in CSI web site. Joel Veldkamp is the International Communications Officer at Christian Solidarity International. He received his master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago, and is currently completing a doctoral thesis about the history of Christians in Aleppo, Syria, at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland. He has lived in both Armenia and Syria and traveled throughout the greater Middle East for work and study.

Statement from a group of Genocide scholars on the Imminent Genocidal Threat deriving from Azerbaijan and Turkey against Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/en/ysu-22-10-2020/ Source (Unesco Chair on Prevention of Genocide and Other Atrocity Crimes at YSU). Besides Armenia, the Appeal was signed by scientists from 20 countries, among them: Austria, Australia, Argentina, Hungary, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Israel, India, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, USA, France, Sweden, South Africa, Japan. It is symbolic that among the signatories there is not a single scientist from Russia, Belarus, Georgia, Ukraine…