CSO Announcement: URGENTLY Apply to the United Nations Security Council

2020 թվականի նոյեմբերի 9-ի հրադադարի եռակողմ համաձայնագրից կես տարի անց հայ ժողովուրդը դեռևս բախվում է ադրբեջանական ագրեսիային: 2021թ․ մայիսի 12-ից սկսած Ադրբեջանի զինված ուժերի ներկայացուցիչները, խախտելով ՀՀ պետական սահմանը, դիրքավորվել են ՀՀ ինքնիշխան տարածքում՝ հրաժարվելով վերադառնալ ՀՀ-Ադրբեջան սահմանային դիրքեր։ Ընդ որում, խմբավորումները զինված են և կիրառում են հրաձգային զինատեսակներ՝ սկզբնական շրջանում իրականացնելով օդ կրակոցներ, իսկ […]

CSO Statement on Trilateral Negotiations

During the Government session of May 20, 2021, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that trilateral negotiations are ongoing between Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. He went on to say that several preliminary points of agreement have been reached, and that they “100% correspond to Armenia’s interests.” Since the 2020 Artsakh War, and especially after November […]

Statement of civil society organizations on the violation of the territorial integrity of Armenia

Since May 12, 2021, the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan have intruded into the internationally recognized territory of the Republic of Armenia in violation of the state border and the UN Charter, infiltrating as deep as 3.5 kilometers in some sections. The fact that the mentioned territory is an indisputable part of the […]

CALL FOR URGENT ACTION REQUEST OF ESTABLISHMENT OF A FACT-FINDING MISSION TO NAGORNO KARABAKH

We, a group of civil society organizations, referring to the 2003 UNESCO Declaration concerning the Intentional Destruction of Cultural Heritage, the 1954 Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its two Protocols, and the UN Security Council resolution 2347 (2017), condemn the deliberate damaging and destruction of Armenian cultural and religious […]

The NSS does not respect the constitutional order: Statement by NGOs

On February 10, 2021, the RA NSS Border Guard Troops made an announcement, according to which it is necessary to obtain the permission of the National Security Bodies for the journalists to work in uncertain parts of Syunik region. However, according to credible claims by journalists working on the ground, the Border Guard Troops began to apply these […]

To Facilitate Return of Armenian Prisoners of War and Civilians detained in the context of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict from the Azerbaijani Control

We, undersigned civil society organizations, respectfully request the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to engage actively in the protection of core rights of Armenian prisoners of war and civilians under the Azerbaijani control, to urge the Azerbaijani authorities to discontinue any action that puts their life and well-being under imminent risk and to […]

Statement: We demand from the Government of Armenia to ensure maximum transparency and accountability

– Taking into account the situation created in Armenia, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and South Caucasus as a result of the statement made by Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan on 9 November 2020 on ceasing destructive hostilities unleashed on 27 September 2020 by Azerbaijan against Nagorno-Karabakh with the support of Turkey and involvement of mercenary terrorists,  – the […]

Stop illegal actions by the NSS Investigation Department and NSS investigator against human rights defender Sashik Sultanyan

Based on Article 226 (“National, racial or religious hatred”), part 2, clause 1 of the  RA Criminal Code, i.e. “Actions aimed at the incitement of national, racial or religious hatred, at racial superiority or humiliation of national dignity”, committed “publicly or by mass media”, RA National Security Service Investigation Department investigator L. Tatoyan initiated a […]