Topic: Armenian POWs

WASHINGTON (PanARMENIAN.Net) — US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken raised the return of all Armenian prisoners of war from Baku in a phone call with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on May 12. According to a press release from the[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — On March 29, US Ambassador to Armenia Lynne Tracy met with relatives of Armenian servicemen who were captured in 2020 and 2021 — some of whom have received long sentences from Azerbaijani courts, some whose[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Two more Armenian prisoners of war held by Azerbaijan received long prison sentences over the weekend in trials strongly condemned by Armenia. A court in Baku sentenced Ishkhan Sargsyan and Vladimir Rafaelyan to 19 and[...]

WATERTOWN — Dr. Arman Tatoyan, Ombudsman or Human Rights Defender of Armenia, spoke at the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL) press forum via Zoom on February 23, the last day of his six-year term in office, on Azerbaijan’s[...]

By Nane Sakahian YEREVAN (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — Azerbaijan set free eight more Armenian prisoners of war on Monday, February 7, three days after a virtual Armenian-Azerbaijani summit organized by French President Emmanuel Macron and[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Azerbaijan freed and repatriated at the weekend ten more Armenian soldiers captured during deadly fighting on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border that broke out last month. The soldiers were flown to Yerevan by a plane[...]

WASHINGTON — Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr.’s (NJ-06) amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed the US House of Representatives on Friday, December 10. The amendment would help advance human rights around the world by[...]

By Avo Piroyan On 7 December, a video circulated on social media channels of Armenia’s Parliamentary Speaker, Alen Simonyan, criticizing Armenian prisoners of war in Azerbaijan and questioning their intent/goals when surrendering to[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — There are numerous hero soldiers in the Armenian army, but unfortunately, there are soldiers, including officers, who failed to fulfill their duties and were taken prisoner, Armenian National Assembly Speaker[...]

PARIS –Several hundred Armenians and ethnic French people demonstrated in front of the Azerbaijani embassy in Paris on Sunday, September 26, at the appeal of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF), supported[...]