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November 17, 2020 21:43

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  • Armenia turns to ECtHR about people missing in conflict zone

    The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) should demand from Azerbaijani authorities to ensure the right to life of the ten civilians who disappeared on the Goris-Shushi road and refrain from ill-treatment of them, the Armenia's representative to the ECtHR has stated.

November 17, 2020 12:03

  • A shot of the film "Welcome to Chechnya", https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hoI1h7zLyA BBC film on persecution of gays in Chechnya screened in Russia

    The documentary "Welcome to Chechnya" by the American director David France, which presents stories of persecutions of gays and lesbians in the republic, has become available to Russian spectators. Igor Kochetkov, the director of the "Russian LGBT Network" has treated the persecution of LGBT people in Chechnya as a crime against humanity.

November 17, 2020 11:58

  • After the cathedral had been restored by the Armenian authorities and Diocese, in 1998, it became functional. October 20, 2020. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" Azerbaijani analysts treat graffiti on Armenian church in Shusha as "war consequences"

    There are no insults to Armenians and the church in the graffiti on the church in Shusha; they are easy to wash off, said Fazil Mustafa, a deputy chairman of the Azerbaijani parliamentary committee for culture. Togrul Djuvarly, a member of the Azerbaijani Public Committee for European Integration, has compared graffiti with the inscriptions on the Reichstag in 1945.

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November 16, 2020 20:11

  • The graffiti on the wall of the cathedral in Shushi; the desecrated cemetery. Screenshots of the posts https://www.facebook.com/armchurchmoscow/posts/1988941501268573,  https://twitter.com/HikmetHajiyev/status/1324809140074631168 Vandalism becomes a key topic of mutual accusations between Armenia and Azerbaijan

    The Azerbaijani authorities did not react to the complaints of the Armenian Apostolic Church and Yerevan about the graffiti on the walls of the cathedral in Shushi. Armenia treats the above graffiti as an example of the targeted destruction of the Armenian cultural heritage in Nagorno-Karabakh. Baku accuses Armenia of desecrating Muslim cemeteries and mosques.

November 16, 2020 20:03

  • A man near the grave of the soldier killed in the battles in Nagorno-Karabakh. Stepanakert, October 14. 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer Nikol Pashinyan reports 2400 killed soldiers

    During the autumn battles in Nagorno-Karabakh, hundreds of Armenian soldiers were missed in action, and about 2400 others were recognized as deceased, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan reported. The Armenian authorities deliberately underestimate the number of losses, opposition leader Mikael Minasyan suggests.

November 16, 2020 19:59

  • Traces of shelling. Nagorno-Karabakh, November 14, 2020. Photo by Alvard Grigoryan for the "Caucasian Knot" Death toll among Azerbaijani civilians rises to 94

    The General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan has updated the information concerning casualties among the civilian population. Since the beginning of the escalation of the conflict, 94 people have been killed and 414 others have suffered.

November 16, 2020 15:37

  • Week in the Caucasus: review of main events of November 9-15, 2020

    End of the hostilities in the Karabakh conflict zone; deployment of Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh and departure of local residents to Armenia; protests in Yerevan demanding resignation of Prime Minister; start of negotiations between the authorities and the opposition in Georgia, dissatisfied with the election results; death of a sentenced Rostov journalist in a penal colony, – see the review of these and other events in the Caucasus during the week of November 9-15, 2020, prepared by the "Caucasian Knot".

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  • Rights defenders pointed to need to help all parties in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

    In the Karabakh conflict zone, it is necessary to solve large-scale humanitarian problems of the Armenian and Azerbaijani population, Oleg Orlov, a human rights defender, has stated. Help should be provided to both those who lost their homes and those who are returning to the ashes many years later, Valery Borschov, a rights defender, believes.

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