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Azerbaijani servicemen tortured and killed 19 Armenian POWs

Azerbaijani servicemen tortured and killed 19 Armenian POWs

YEREVAN, MAY 3, ARMENPRESS. Azerbaijani servicemen tortured and killed 19 Armenian prisoners of war after the end of the recent Nagorno Karabakh war, Artak Zeynalyan, who represents the interests of the captives and POWs in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), said on social media today.

“During the second Artsakh war launched on September 27, 2020, as well as after the signing of the trilateral agreement on November 9, 2020, Armenian civilians and servicemen continued to be taken captive.

19 of those, who have appeared in captivity, have been tortured and killed by the Azerbaijani servicemen, which is a war crime.

We have appealed to the European Court of Human Rights over the facts of torture and killing of POWs, detained persons”, Zeynalyan said, publishing the list of that 19 persons:

Civilians

  1. Eduard Shahgeldyan
  2. Arsen Gharakhanyan
  3. Benik Hakobyan
  4. Elena Hakobyan
  5. Serzhik Vardanyan
  6. Ella Vardanyan
  7. Genadi Petrosyan
  8. Yurik Asryan
  9. Misha Movsisyan
  10. Anahit Movsisyan
  11. Nina Davtyan
  12. Misha Melkumyan

Servicemen

  1. Erik Mkhitaryan
  2. Gagik Mkrtchyan
  3. Arayik Poghosyan
  4. Vardges Ghazaryan
  5. Yuri Adamyan
  6. Artur Manvelyan
  7. Narek Babayan

 

 

Editing and Translating by Aneta Harutyunyan








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