UNESCO: Reaffirming the obligation to protect cultural goods of Nagorno-Karabakh

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/unesco-18-11-2020/ Source: web site of UNESCO, November 18, 2020 On 18 November, the Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, received the representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan to the Organization. 

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.

Statement of ICOMOS, ICA, IFLA & ICOM on damage and protection of cultural heritage in Nagorno Karabakh

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/unesco-20-11-2020/ Source: ICA.com, November 20, 2020 ICOMOS, ICA, IFLA and ICOM call upon all parties involved in implementing the complete ceasefire agreement that came into force on 10 November in Nagorno-Karabakh to proactively ensure full respect and protection of allthe cultural heritage in the concerned areas, in particular those where control is passing from one party to another (Agdam district, Kelbajar district and Lachin region). This respect and protection must extend to the conservation, interpretation and presentation of all such cultural heritage.

Armenia’s ambassador to Vatican: Turkey and Azerbaijan intent to give the conflict an interreligious character

An article in Catholic News Agency, November 12, 2020. The Armenian ambassador to the Holy See said Wednesday that the recruitment and deployment of Syrian Islamist extremists to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone in the Caucasus Mountains is a serious threat to international security.

Preserve Artsakh: An Open Letter to the World Community

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/appeal-12-11-2020/ Associated Press on November 12, 2020 published an Open Letter to the World Community. It was signed by 55 scientists and public figures: 42 from US, 5 from UK, 3 – France, 2 both from Israel and Czech, 1 from Italy. Action was organized by Armenian General Benevolent Union.

Christian advocates call for U.S. to condemn aggression against Armenians

An article in Catholic News Agency, November 11, 2020. An ecumenical group of advocates for persecuted Christians is calling on the U.S. to condemn Turkey and Azerbaijan, amid a conflict over a disputed area in the Caucasus Mountains that has led to the deaths of over a thousand Armenians in recent months.

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.

First verdict of the International Criminal Court for the destruction of cultural heritage

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/icc-2016/ In 2016 the International Criminal Court (ICC) has recognized Ahmed Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi guilty of war crime and has sentenced him to 9 years in prison for his responsibility in the deliberate destruction in 2012 of nine mausoleums and the secret gate of the Sidi Yahia mosque in UNESCO’s World Heritage site of Timbuktu (Mali).

An Open Letter to the Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres

Three large Armenian NGOs with Consultative Status in UN: Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) and Armenian Relief Society (ARS) sent an Open Letter to the Secretary General of the UN. Source: AGBU, October 27, 2020.

Statements of National Council of Church in the U.S.A. and the World Council of Churches condemning the escalation of violence against Artsakh

National Council of Church in the U.S.A. (NCC) and the World Council of Churches (WCC) issued on September 30, 2020 statements condemning the escalation of violence against Artsakh. Source: The Armenian Church, Eastern Diocese of America.

Appeal to European Parliament President David Sassoli

in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/europarl_14-6-2020/ From: NGO “Crossroad” (“Khachmeruk”), Armenia To: European Parliament President David Sassoli June 14, 2020 Dear Mr. Sassoli, For us, the signatories of this letter, and for the many residents of Armenia and Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, NKR), any reference to the territorial integrity and legitimate borders of the Republic of Azerbaijan is puzzling in the light of the following facts.

On the need to accept one general concept on the recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide and compensation for damage

in Armenian – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/wa_24-4-2020_hy/ in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/wa_24-4-2020/ Address by the Chairman of the National Assembly (Parliament) of the Republic of Western Armenia Source – Parliament website (non official translation in English) By the 105th anniversary of the memory and commemoration of the victims of the Armenian Genocide, we showed our omissions in the issue of recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide and compensation for damage for it. Up to this day, pan-Turkism has not been condemned as a theory of xenophobia, intolerance and racism, there is no general point of view on the full period of the Armenian Genocide, two sides […]

Alexandr Manasyan. Azerbaijan: history of the disease or external factors in the formation of the genocidal political culture of Caucasian Turks

in Russian (full article) – https://aga-tribunal.info/en/manasyan_20-3-2020/ Annotation The author points to the responsibility of world power centers for multiple genocide acts committed by Azerbaijan during a century. The historical facts by itself shows even to blind an absolutely predictability of the future genocide attempts and crimes that can be realized by this country.

Joint meeting of the parliaments of Armenia and Artsakh on January 18, 2020

in Russian (на русском) – https://aga-tribunal.info/parl_18-1-2020-2/ On January 18, 2020, a joint meeting of the parliaments of Armenia and Artsakh (interparliamentary commission) took place. Below is a video of the meeting (in Armenian, 4,5 hours) and chronometry – who spoke when. Deputies of both parliaments adopted the Statement.

About genocidal policy and crimes of Azerbaijan in the Statement addressed to UN

(in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/wa_7-8-2019_/) On August 7, 2019, the Republic of Western Armenia sent a large and unprecedented Statement to the UN “On the demarcation of the border between the state of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan”. In particular, it contained information on the genocidal crimes by Azerbaijan against the Armenian people. Below are some fragments from the Appeal.

Memorandum of the MFA of the Republic of Artsakh on the web site of UN

Memorandum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh on the issue of missing persons in the context of the Azerbaijan-Karabakh conflict (November 12, 2018) Published on December 11, 2018 on the web site of UN as a Letter (dated 4 December 2018) from the Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General