Topic: Armenian POWs

GENEVA — On June 13, the international legal team for Ruben Vardanyan, a political prisoner detained in Azerbaijan, filed an urgent appeal with the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, imploring[...]

YEREVAN — On May 17, the family of Ruben Vardanyan, the former state minister of the Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) Republic, issued a statement decrying the Azerbaijani government’s extension of the[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — On May 14, the Binagadi District Court in Azerbaijan granted the prosecutor’s petition to extend the arrest of the former president of the Nagorno-Karabakh, Arkadi Ghukasyan,[...]

YEREVAN — Family members confirmed on April 25 that thanks to the growing international public and government awareness, illegally detained philanthropist, Ruben Vardanyan, was granted permission to speak to his[...]

THE HAGUE — The Center for Truth and Justice (CFTJ) is petitioning the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open a preliminary examination into the ongoing genocide being perpetrated by Azerbaijan’s[...]

GENEVA — Artsakh Union President Artak Beglaryan and International and Comparative Law Center representative Philippe Raffi Kalfayan, together with representatives of a number of other Armenian non-governmental organizations,[...]

YEREVAN ( — The We Exist initiative denounced on March 12 an interview with the former Artsakh leaders held captive in Azerbaijan as a blatant violation of human rights and[...]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Senate Joint Resolution 11, authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – Burbank) and Senator Bob Archuleta (D – Pico Rivera) was introduced on February 13, calling[...]

By Karine Armen Special to the Mirror-Spectator LOS ANGELES —The Los Angeles chapter of the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA-LA) hosted an ecumenical prayer program titled “One Cause, Many Faiths[...]

BAKU (Azatutyun) — An appeals court in Azerbaijan confirmed on Monday, January 15, a 15-year prison sentence given to an ethnic Armenian from Nagorno-Karabakh who was arrested by Azerbaijani security[...]