Topic: Human Rights

TORONTO – In the beginning Rev. Majed el-Shafie’s interest in Armenian issues was limited to Armenian Genocide recognition. His Canada-based organization called One Free World International was trying to promote such recognition both[...]

ISTANBUL (MiddleEastEye, Bianet, Dink Family) – An Istanbul court issued six sentences of life imprisonment and 23 jail terms, while 33 defendants were acquitted on March 26 in the third court case concerning the January 2007 Hrant Dink[...]

LOS ANGELES (TAAL) — Five months after activating an informal task force addressing Azerbaijan’s and Turkey’s sudden, violent, and unprovoked genocidal assault and ethnic-cleansing attack against Armenians in Artsakh (Nagorno[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – Armenian deputy in the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) shared over social media on February 11 that he contacted the prosecutor’s office to request legal prosecution[...]

GENEVA (RFE/RL) — Human rights experts at the United Nations have called for the “prompt” release of prisoners of war and other captives by Armenia and Azerbaijan from their recent war in Nagorno-Karabakh. The UN Human Rights Office[...]

STRASBOURG, France (Panorama.am) — The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Monday, January 4, granted Armenia’s another request concerning prisoners of war (POWs) and captured civilians, applying an interim measure against[...]

STEPANAKERT/NEW YORK – The Program on Peacebuilding and Rights (PBHR) at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) launched on November 12 a research project on “Human Rights and Foreign Terrorist[...]

STEPANAKERT – The Armenian Mirror-Spectator continues to rebroadcast Artsakh TV’s news reports. We stand in solidarity with our colleagues at Artsakh’s Public TV Company and continue our cooperation, supporting freedom and[...]

Death Toll Rises as War Continues YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — As the war is stretching into its third week, the casualties are mounting and the entire Republic of Artsakh is under attack, as is Armenia. Reflecting that sense of[...]

WASHINGTON – The Republic of Artsakh filed a lawsuit on behalf of its civilian population against multi-billion-dollar defense contractor, L3Harris Technologies, Inc. (“L3 Harris”), in the US District Court for the District of[...]