Baku can frame Armenia as a failing state while contrasting it with its own seemingly functioning institutions. This narrative implies that the authoritarian stability as embraced by Baku is preferable to the chaos and defeat that democracy brought to Armenia.
The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal submitted by Armenian PM’s representative: Pashinyan to publicly apology to Khachatryans for the statement defaming their honour and dignity as well as refute the defamatory information
I hope the American CEO’s will pay more attention to Acemoglu’s accurate assessment than to Erdogan’s propaganda which has led Turkey to economic disaster.
Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia Ara Aivazian met his counterpart at Zvartnots International Airport.
The provided official reasons are not convincing to me. Nevertheless, I stand beside our boys and wish them the best of luck in the matches to come.
The exact chain of command in Nagorno-Karabakh is deliberately opaque. The leader of the Russian peacekeeping mission, Lt. Gen. Rustam Muradov, meets frequently with Azerbaijani and Armenian leaders to hear petitions about what should happen in the statelet. But because Armenian forces were forced to withdraw from the area—while Azerbaijan’s troops remain behind the new line of contact—Russia now has complete military control of Nagorno-Karabakh.
In response to Levon Ter-Petrosyan’s proposal, Serzh Sargsyan emphasized that the bipartite alliance could not be effective
As for the text of the statement published by Levon Ter-Petrosyan, President Sargsyan sees it for the first time.
The criminal attack of dragging and beating the Aravus village pastor by Azerbaijani military servicemen confirms urgent need for a security zone around Syunik.
Armenia’s Human Rights Defender will send the information about these incidents to relevant international organizations, as well as will include it in the security zone concept.
Co-founder of Galaxy Group of Companies and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ucom, Gurgen Khachatryan, has released a statement today, which reads,
The Catholicosate’s lawsuit against the Municipality of Kozan and the Turkish government’s Treasury Department is being defended by a group of international law experts, as well as Turkish lawyer Jem Sofouoghlu and Turkish Armenian lawyer Setrag Davouthan, who is serving as a consultant.
They are a threat to peace and solidarity in the region, undermining the internationally established foundations of the human rights system.
The speech of the President of Azerbaijan on April 12 at the opening of the “Park”, as well as his speech on April 13, emphasize that ordinary people living in Armenia and Artsakh, as well as all Armenian people have psychological disorders, are full of poison, are incomprehensible, savage, arrogant, have no morality, etc.
AGBU President Berge Setrakian’s Global Message for April 24th and 115th Anniversary of the Organization
Both occasions have a more profound meaning this year as we emerge from a period of great devastation for the Armenian people—one in which we witnessed similar human tragedies and sorrows from over a century ago.
By Harut Sassounian
Publisher, The California Courier
The so-called "Park" dedicated to the Artsakh war in Baku is a proof of Azerbaijani genocidal policy and state supported Armenophobia: the Human Rights Defender of Armenia
This statement of Armenia’s Human Rights Defender will be sent to international bodies, with a special note that these steps of Azerbaijani authorities are horrible phenomena leading to torture, cruelty, absolutely disturb peace and solidarity in the region.
AZERBAIJANI MILITARY THROWING STONES AT CIVILIAN CAR IN SYUNIK CONFIRMS THE URGENT NEED FOR A SECURITY ZONE
The RA Human Rights Defender will dispatch the information about this incident separately to the various international structures, and will incorporate it in the security zone concept.
By Harut Sassounian
Publisher, The California Courier
Brutal killings of elderly people, beheadings, etc. 5 years ago Azerbaijani armed forces committed unprecedented war crimes
Impunity breeds new and more serious crimes which we witnessed during the September-November 2020 war.
Not everything should be measured by oil, weapons and money. There is something much more valuable like humanity, justice and truthfulness than financial gain and self-interest. But in this selfish world, it is too much to expect such decent behavior!
As you are no doubt aware, Article 18(3) of the OPCAT, to which Armenia became a party in 2006, contains a positive obligation on states parties to provide both the necessary resources and adequate funding for the effective functioning of NPMs.
The Human Rights Defender of Armenia will present this case to the international bodies, noting it as yet another proof that the treatment of Armenians in September-November of 2020 was an implementation of a policy of ethnic cleansing and genocide.
According to Tatevik Bezhanyan, more people returned to Armenia in the fall of 2020 during the second Karabakh war than after it. The recession began after the defeat in the war:
“If at first they said ‘let’s go to save our homeland’, then after signing the document on the cessation of hostilities they think ‘we must leave for the sake of the future of the children’.
There is no substantiation for the assumptions or allegations that the current deployment of Azerbaijan is based on the division of the Soviet state border.
A security zone should be created around the Syunik province of Republic of Armenia (RA) in order to guarantee the rights of the RA citizens and foremost, the rights of the border residents.
The All-Armenian Fund, in turn, should spend these funds on numerous programs to cover the needs in Artsakh.
It remains to be seen if Armenia’s next leaders will be able to find a way to minimize the losses from the war. But one thing is certain: Pashinyan must resign immediately allowing a new and more competent leadership trying to manage the catastrophic situation Armenia finds itself in.