The results of the Azerbaijani targeting of the Verishen community of Syunik province are presented here.
Anna Karapetyan shows the consequences of Azerbaijan's latest aggression. The facts have already been presented to the international community. The Office of the Human Rights Defender appealed to accredited diplomatic representations in Armenia, international structures, and international organizations with a mandate in the field of human rights.
Anna Karapetyan (Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Office of the Human Rights Defender) - Every day, the results of the fact-finding mission of the Ombudsman's Office were presented to international partners with arguments based on violations of the law. They covered the right to life, the absolute prohibition of torture, and the targeting of civilians and infrastructure.
Particular attention was paid to the case of journalists being targeted, the shooting of ambulances and the extensive damage to the environment. The UN Convention against Racial Discrimination has clearly stated that Azerbaijan instills discrimination and racial hatred towards Armenians.
Anna Karapetyan - Our actions are directed in the direction so that international organizations, using the entire toolkit of their powers, can influence the prevention of new crimes by Azerbaijan. In fact, to assess the crimes that have already been committed, punishing the persons who have committed that crime.
The delegation led by the permanent coordinator of the UN visited Syunik and got acquainted with the consequences of Azerbaijan's aggression. According to the HRD office, other international partners, to whom substantiated information was presented, also plan similar visits.