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 […]

Information Note on the Social Assistance Programs During the Martial Law in Armenia

The current information note presents summarized information on various social support programs presented by the Republic of Armenia and Republic of Artsakh Governments respectively, foundations, initiatives making a reference to the applications, announcements and presenting information on contact persons and related agencies. The information note includes information on already initiated programs, as well as on […]

Call for Immediate Action For he Exchange of Armenian Prisoners of War and Civilians and Return of the Corpses of Soldiers and Civilians from the Azerbaijani Control

26 November 2020 On 27 September 2020, the Azerbaijani armed forces launched a widespread aggression against the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (also known as Artsakh Republic). During 44 day armed conflict the Azerbaijani armed forces targeted densely populated communities and villages of Artsakh making use of heavy weaponry such as multiple rocket launchers “Smerch” and “Grad” as […]

ALTERNATIVE REPORT TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINTATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (CERD)

This report is submitted by the “Protection of Rights without Borders” NGO in advance of the review of the periodic report of Azerbaijan by the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) at its 102th session. This report focuses on Azerbaijan’s policy of racial discrimination and ethnic hatred against ethnic Armenians. Having been brought […]

Letter to UN Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health

As of 27 September 2020 and continuing today, Azerbaijan has launched a military attack which targets civilian populations and civilian infrastructure in Artsakh and different regions of Armenia, and which has resulted in civilian deaths, injuries, and displaced persons, fleeing from Artsakh to Armenia, where they are accommodated in hotels and with guest families. In […]

Letter from Civil Society organizations in Armenia to NATO

On 14 October 2020, a number of civil society organizations had addressed James Appathurai, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as Despina Afentouli, NATO Brussels Caucasus officer, and Rosaria Puglisi, Head of NATO Liaison Office in Georgia, and the NATO Member States’ embassies in Armenia, with an appeal to prevent […]

URGENT APPEAL ON DENIAL OF EDUCATION RIGHTS OF PEOPLE OF ARTSAKH AS A CONSEQUENCE OF MILITARY AGGRESSION BY AZERBAIJAN

Education rights of about 33,000 people in Artsakh have been flagrantly violated in the consequence of military aggression of Azerbaijan backed with Turkish military support and thousands of jihadist terrorist mercenaries from Syria (recruited by Turkey). Since September 27, as a result of the Turkish-Azerbaijani terrorist war, all educational institutions in Artsakh have been closed […]