Law 17:27 20/07/2021 Armenia

Armenian ombudsman-led team carries out fact-finding activities in Yeraskh

A team headed by Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan is in Yeraskh, a community in Ararat Province of Armenia, to conduct fact-finding activities, the ombudsman’s office said in a statement.

The human rights defender of Armenia specifically emphasizes, that the Azerbaijani shootings near Yeraskh are of a criminal nature, are conducted in a manner that is dangerous to the right to life and health, and other vital rights of the civilian population. They violate the peace and quiet life of the civilian population.

The criminal nature of the shootings is evident in the other section of the borders of Armenia, against the background of the shootings provoked by the Azerbaijani armed forces in the vicinity of the communities, and is evidenced by the fact that on 14 July an Armenian serviceman was killed in the Yeraskh section of the border as a result of the regular Azerbaijani shootings.

The results of the visit will be summarized by recording the violations of the rights of the border residents of Armenia. The details will be presented in a separate report to the international bodies (UN, CoE, EU, etc.) as well as to the competent authorities of Armenia, the statement said.



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