REQEUST FOR URGENT ACTION on instances executions, torture and ill-treatment of Armenian civilians and servicemen by Azerbaijani armed forces personnel

In the urgent call for action issued on December 09 of 2020, addressed to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions and UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance respectively, the PRWB and other CSOs call on the UN Rapporteurs:

– to stand for the protection of the core human rights of Armenians protected by the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, – to condemn in the strongest terms possible the criminal acts committed against Armenian civilians and servicemen by Azerbaijani armed forces,

 – to urge Azerbaijani authorities to discontinue any acts that puts the lives and limb of prisoners of war and civilians in the hands of Azerbaijani authorities at risk

– to conduct effective, thorough investigation and bring to justice those responsible for crimes against Armenian servicemen and civilians without delay. 

REQEUST FOR URGENT ACTION on instances executions, torture and ill-treatment of Armenian civilians and servicemen by Azerbaijani armed forces personnel