YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian human rights defender Arman Tatoyan has detailed Azerbaijan’s shelling of Armenian border villages of July 20-22 to the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in a recent phone call.
According to the Ombudsman, Azerbaijani armed forces are specifically targeting civilian settlements and properties, opening fire towards community schools, kindergartens and houses.
In the phone call, Tatoyan said the international community must publicly condemn the targeted shelling of Armenian population by Azerbaijan.
Also, the human rights defender and the Commissioner’s office agreed that a complete overview of all the shootings and their consequences will be compiled and submitted to the Commissioner.
Azerbaijani troops opened fire towards the village of Barekamavan in Armenia’s Tavush province on July 21, between 11:00pm and 01:00am.
Also, the village of Chinari fell under Azeri shelling the same week.