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 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

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

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

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/

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

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

ICJ: Armenia v. Azerbaijan – Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

On September 16, 2021 the Republic of Armenia instituted proceedings at the International Court of Justice against the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination and requested the Court to indicate provisional measures – https://www.icj-cij.org/public/files/case-related/180/180-20210916-PRE-01-00-EN.pdf

Speeches at the International Court of Justice in Hague on October 14, 2021

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hague-14-10-2021/ The International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, is holding public hearings over Armenia’s request to indicate provisional measures against Azerbaijan.

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia presented to the Pope the tortures committed against the Armenians

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/rome-7-10-2021/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/rome-7-10-2021-hy/ Source: web site of the Human rights defender of the Rep. of Armenia.

Ombudsman of Artsakh: Occupied Hadrut is undeniable proof of Azerbaijan’s policy of hatred and ethnic cleansing against Armenians

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hadrut-12-10-2021/ in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hadrut-12-10-2021-hy/ Source: web site of the Human rights defender of the Rep. of Artsakh, October 12, 2021

EP Resolution “Prisoners of war in the aftermath of the most recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan”, May 20, 2021

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/ep-res-20-5-2021/ On May 20, 2021 the European Parliament adopted a resolution on prisoners of war in the aftermath of the most recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan (2021/2693(RSP))

The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Artsakh remembers and condemns the Massacre of the Armenian Population of Maragha Settlement

in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-10-4-2021-hy/ in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/mfa-10-4-2021/ Source: MFA of the Republic of Artsakh, April 10, 2021 Commentary from AGA-Tribunal.info: This Statement of the Artsakh Foreign Ministry about Maragha is the shortest in size in comparison with the previous ones. However, it is the first time that crimes are called genocide. The 2020 Statement referred to Azerbaijan’s (just) attempt to carry out genocidal acts in 2016. In the Statements of 2013, 2014 … 2018 and 2019, as well as in the general Statement of the Artsakh Foreign Ministry (as of April 10, 2021) on the massacre in Maragha http://www.nkr.am/en/maragha-massacre, […]

The soft language of USCIRF’s report on Azerbaijan is a direct encouragement of the ongoing cultural genocide

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/uscirf-18-3-2021/ Source: https://www.uscirf.gov/ March 18, 2021 The U.S. Commission on international religious freedom (USCIRF) every year issues reports about 29 countires. Among them there are 6 ex-Soviet countries: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, as wel as Turkey, another 14 countries from Asia, 6 from Africa, also Cuba and Nicaragua. USCIRF is an independent, bipartisan, U.S. federal government commission created by the 1998 International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) that monitors the universal right to freedom of religion or belief abroad.  USCIRF uses international standards to monitor religious freedom violations globally, and makes policy recommendations to the President, […]