Masked Azerbaijani servicemen legally stopped a bus with Armenian children on Vorotan road, Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan reports.
The Ombudsman has shared footage showing Azerbaijani servicemen, armed and masked, checking children’s phones under the pretext of finding some videos.
The teens aged 15-16 were football players from Artsakh traveling to Armenia.
“The children’s bus was kept for 10-15 minutes. During that time, the Artsakh flag was scraped off the bus with a knife. Azerbaijani sources ar
President Armen Sarkissian had a working meeting with the heads of more than two dozen well-known international companies, foundations and organizations (including Google, Cargill, Nestlé, Revolution, Highgate, OneRagtime) on the sidelines of the Summit of Minds in Chamonix, France.
The meeting was a unique opportunity to present Armenia’s economic potential, areas with significant development potential and spheres of interest for cooperation.
The President touched upon the business environment in Armenia, attractive spheres for investments and investment opportunities.
Speaking about the difficulties and challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic and war, President Sarkissian particularly said that one should be able to find the right way out of the current situation, create conditions for economic development, outlined the most promising and serious development opportunities.
September 17, 2021 – 11:07 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – The Republic of Armenia on Thursday, September 16 instituted proceedings against the Republic of Azerbaijan before the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, with regard to violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), the Court said in a press release.
“The Applicant contends that “for decades, Azerbaijan has subjected Armenians to racial discrimination” and that, “[a]s a result of this State-sponsored policy of Armenian hatred, Armenians have been subjected to systemic discrim
The Republic of Armenia today instituted proceedings against the Republic of Azerbaijan before the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, with regard to alleged violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD).
The Applicant contends that “[f]or decades, Azerbaijan has subjected Armenians to racial discrimination” and that, “[a]s a result of this State-sponsored policy of Armenian hatred, Armenians have been subjected to systemic discrimination, mass killings, torture and other abuse”.
According to Armenia, these violations are directed at individuals of Armenian ethnic or national origin regardless of their actual nationality. Armenia claims that “[t]hese practices once again came to the fore in Septem
Asbarez – The California Armenian Legislative Caucus announced the winners of this year’s 2021 California Armenian Legislative Caucus’ Scholarship.
The California Armenian Legislative Caucus has worked hard this year to advocate and participate in educational and governmental efforts in California and awarded six scholarships to California high school students who entered essay and arts contests.
The Caucus continues to strive to educate Californians on Armenian American issues and celebrate the achievements of Armenian Americans in California.
Earlier this year the Armenian Caucus invited California high school students to participate in its Annual Essay Contest. Students were asked to write a letter to Face
A new memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian genocide was unveiled in Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic, on Wednesday, Orer.eu reports.
It was made by an Armenian native Telman Nersisjan, who lives in Kralupy. According to the author, the khachkar (cross-stone) will also stand as a symbol of solidarity and cooperation between peoples.
The official unveiling was also attended by Armenian Ambassador Ashot Hovakimijan and Cardinal Dominik Duka, who blessed the monument.
Following the tragic recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the PACE Migration Committee has set out a series of recommendations to both countries to address the humanitarian consequences in the short and long term, and move towards a process of peace and reconciliation.
Approving a resolution and recommendation on the basis of a report by Paul Gavan (Ireland, UEL), who visited both countries, the committee said it was “concerned about the many allegations of crimes, war crimes and other wrongful acts,” during the six-week war, listing the most serious. It called on both countries to “fully investigate the allegations and bring to justice anyone, including at command level, found to be responsible” and to co-operate fully with the Europea
September 14, 2021 – 18:17 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – Slovakia’s Foreign Ministry Ivan Korčok has urged the return of Armenian prisoners of war and civilians captured by Azerbaijan during and after the Second Karabakh War in late 2020.
Addressing the media in Armenia, Korčok also called for creating conditions for demining the areas in order to avoid more loss of life.
“We strongly urge the sides to refrain from any action that could potentially escalate the situation and to fully implement the commitments made in the November 9 statement,” Korčok told a joint press
French President Emmanuel Macron has posted in Armenian to announce the delivery of the first batch of 25,000 doses of vaccine to Armenia.
“As I promised in August this year, the first batch of 25,000 doses of vaccine will reach our Armenian friends tonight.
Solidarity in action in the fight against COVID-19,” Macron said in social media posts.