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In a new Opinion, the Council of Europe’s Consultative Council of European Prosecutors addresses the implementation of the usual functions of prosecution services in emergency situations, their new or extended functions in response to such situations, how to overcome the challenges faced by prosecution services in emergency situations, as well as the modalities of international co-operation during a pandemic. The Opinion considers …

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ԵՌԱԳՈՅՆ. Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan has called upon the international community, and in particular the international organizations on human rights to focus on the issue of Azerbaijani authorities artificially protracting the process of exchange of bodies and captives, which has been the case during the military activities, and continues now after the completion of …

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The President of the European Court of Human Rights, Robert Spano, has paid tribute to the essential role of parliaments in upholding the Convention and rulings of the Strasbourg Court. Addressing a meeting of PACE’s “enlarged” Standing Committee by videoconference, Mr Spano said: “The role of parliaments is now crucial, both upstream in preventing violations, …

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On November 20, on the occasion of the International Children’s Day Artsakh Human Rights Ombudsman sent a letter to the Executive Director of UNICEF, Henrietta H. Fore. The letter reads: “Dear Ms. Fore, November 20th is an important date for the civilized world as it is the date when the UN General Assembly adopted the …

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“We have finished the 4th closed report on atrocities committed by the Azerbaijani armed forces against captured ethnic Armenians and corpses. It is the 4th report covering only torture and cruelty and refers to the period from November 4-18. We have already started preparation of the 5th report. This report provides concrete evidence of all …