Monday, April 22, 2024
- Advertisement -

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender held at gunpoint by Azerbaijani serviceman

- Advertisement -spot_img
spot_img

EDITOR'S CHOICE

The Armenian ombudsman Arman Tatoyan says he and his team were held at gunpoint by an Azerbaijani soldier while visiting Syunik province, particularly on the M2 interstate highway.

“Last week, we became convinced by our own experience that presence of Azerbaijani servicemen on the roads between Armenia’s Syunik province is a violation of the right to life and freedom of movement of people.

In particular, on the way back from Kapan, Tegh communities, villages of Syunik province (on the M2 Interstate road), we stopped for 1-2 minutes in the areas where the Azerbaijani armed servicemen are located,” Tatoyan said in a statement.

He said they were trying to understand what would happen if, for some objective reason, for example, a civilian car stops in that area because of the car malfunction or for some health reasons.

“We, of course, were in civilian cars.

This photo illustrates one of the Azerbaijani locations; the section of the road between Shurnukh (Goris) and Davit Bek (Kapan). Once we stopped one of Azerbaijani armed serviceman noticed us, he entered his hut, immediately came back with his rifle and directed it upon us.

After standing for 1-2 minutes in another place, the Azerbaijani armed servicemen started making restless movements, following us with binoculars, then they started whistling and clamouring.

Our own experience proved that itself presence of the Azerbaijani servicemen on the roads between communities of Syunik is a violation of the right to life; right to free movement and other vital rights of the RA civilian population. These justifications with relevant evidence will be used for security zone concept and will also be sent to the relevant international bodies.

The photo shows the Azerbaijani location between our two villages through Google Earth.”

Secure Your Child’s Place at
DREAM BRIDGEMAN ACADEMY

Dream Bridgeman Academy is an international school in Yerevan deploying the Oxford International Curriculum under the supervision and evaluation of Oxford University Press.
It caters for children between the ages of 1.5 yrs to 6 yrs.
Book your tour and secure your place now.
Phone: +374 93 703005
www.bridgeman.am

spot_img
- Advertisement -spot_img
spot_img
- Advertisement -spot_img

CHAP.AM

Chap.am is an independent media station

Ara D. Kassabian CPA, based in Glendale, California, provides a full range of tax preparation, accounting and bookkeeping services, either in your facility or at our location. Making it quick and easy to file your taxes.

spot_img

Support Zartonk Daily

NEWSFEED

Pyro Drone is the leading source of professional FPV drone racing parts, gear, and accessories. We strive our best to deliver the latest and most reliable FPV gear available on the market. Bringing the highest quality at an affordable price, our flagship Hyperlite line is amongst the most competitive FPV drone racing parts in the industry. For FPV racing frames, motors, batteries, straps, and more - Pyro Drone is truly your one stop shop for all things in drone racing!

spot_img
spot_img