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Azerbaijani Americans urge pro-Armenian deputy to be 'objective'

Azerbaijani Americans urged a Republican representative who is known for his pro-Armenia stance to shift his view in a more "objective" direction, pointing at the human rights violations of the Armenian forces during the occupation of the recently liberated Nagorno-Karabakh, Daily Sabah informs. Despite the end of the conflict, Azerbaijan continues to suffer casualties as an Azerbaijani civilian was killed after a mine planted by Armenian forces exploded in the region on Thursday. In a statement, the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office said the mine detonated in the Talish village of Tartar district, which had been under Armenian occupation for three decades. It was an anti-tank mine laid by Armenian soldiers during the occupation period, it added

 ECHR: Armenia must pay for damage to Azerbaijani IDPs

Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has made a new decision on 'Chiragov and Others v. Armenia' case, according to which, Armenia's government has to pay 5000 euros to each of the six plaintiffs for the material …

Lado Chanturia appointed ECHR Judge

Georgia’s ambassador to Germany Lado Chanturia has been selected as the Georgian judge in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Congratulating Chanturia with his success, Georgian Prime Minister …

Moscow to appeal ECHR ruling in Beslan tragedy

Russia will appeal against the decision pronounced by the European Court of Human Rights to award 3 million euros to the relatives of victims of the Beslan hostage crisis, the Russian Justice Ministry said. The ministry said …

ECHR fines Turkey to pay 1 million euros to opposition

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Turkey to pay the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) 1 million euros for pecuniary damage concerning the confiscation of a substantial portion of the assets of the party by …

Perincek wins Armenian genocide case against Switzerland

Today the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has made a judgment in the case of Perincek v Switzerland, ruling that Switzerland violated Dogu Perincek's right to freedom of speech under Article 10 of the European …