Lawyers Artak Zeynalyan and Siranush Sahakyan issued the fifth statement on the protection of the rights of Armenian prisoners of war (POW) in the European Court. “The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) granted our requests over the protection of the rights of servicemen taken prisoner and civilians during the large-scale war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh in the early morning of September 27, 2020 and decided to apply urgent measures.
The POWs are identified as:
Detained civilians are identified as:
Edward and Arena Shahverdyans
The European Court has requested documented information from the government of Azerbaijan on the fact of their capture, whereabouts, detention conditions and medical issues. The court has set 30 November and 4 december respectively as a deadline for the required information,” the lawyers informed.