Topic: Armenian POWs

NEW YORK (Azatutyun) — The New York-based watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) has added its voice to international condemnation of the apparent execution by Azerbaijani troops of Armenian soldiers taken prisoner during last month’s[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — A video showing the execution of Armenian servicemen and spreading on social networks since October 2 was submitted to the European Court of Human Rights and the International Court of Justice on Tuesday,[...]

Armenia is currently in the throes of a dilemma, pondering who will sign the fateful peace treaty with Azerbaijan, which may amputate Armenia’s territory, in exchange for the elusive hope that security may return to its borders.[...]

BAKU (PanARMENIAN.Net) Representatives of the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Baku have visited the Armenian prisoners of war still being held in Azerbaijan, Zara Amatuni, head of communications programs for the[...]

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 ( — 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[...]