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Armenian Human Rights Activist: Out of Captured Persons, 19 have been Tortured and Killed by Azerbaijani Servicemen

Out of the people who found themselves in captivity, 19 of them have been tortured and killed by Azerbaijani servicemen. This is what human rights activist Artak Zeynalyan wrote on his Facebook page.

NEWS.am presents the Facebook post in its entirety:

“On the protection of the rights of Armenian captives in the European Court of Human Rights

Armenian civilians and servicemen have continued to be captured during the second war that broke out in Artsakh on September 27, 2020 and after the signing of the trilateral agreement on November 9, 2020.

Out of the people who have been in captivity, 19 of them have been tortured and killed by Azerbaijani servicemen, and this is deemed to be a war crime.

We have addressed the European Court of Human Rights with facts showing that prisoners of war and imprisoned persons have been tortured and killed.

The following is the list of names of tortured and killed captives:

1. Eduard Shahgeldyan

2. Arsen Gharakhanyan

3. Benik Hakobyan

4. Elena Hakobyan

5. Serzhik Vardanyan

6. Ella Vardanyan

7. Genadi Petrosyan

8. Yurik Asryan

9. Misha Movsisyan

10. Anahit Movsisyan

11. Nina Davtyan

12. Misha Melkumyan

 

Servicemen:

13. Erik Mkhitaryan

14. Gagik Mkrtchyan

15. Arayik Poghosyan

16. Vardges Ghazaryan

17. Yuri Adamyan

18. Artur Manvelyan

19. Narek Babayan

 

People representing the interests of captives and prisoners of war in the European Court of Human Rights

Siranush Sahakyan

Artak Zeynalyan”


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