Artsakh Ombudsman Discusses War Crimes, Human Rights at Johns Hopkins

 Melikyan Presents Detailed Atrocities Report from Azerbaijan’s 2016 War Against Artsakh WASHINGTON—Artsakh Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) Ruben Melikyan outlined the work of his office and presented the findings of its latest report on Azerbaijani war crimes and atrocities committed [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Meet with Artsakh Authorities

  STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— On March 28, the Co-chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group, as well as the personal representative of the OSCE chairman in office, met with Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Republic President Bako Sahakyan, Artsakh Prime [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Serviceman Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Artak Rafaelyan (b. 1997) was killed by Azerbaijani fire at around 1 p.m. on March 28. The incident occurred in the eastern direction of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh)-Azerbaijan Line of Contact (LoC), according to a statement published by the [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 2 Comments

U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Meets with ARF Representatives in Yerevan

  YEREVAN (A.W.)— On March 27, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills met with members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau and Supreme Council. ARF Bureau member and head of the party’s political affairs Armen Rustamyan, ARF Bureau member Spartak Seyranyan, and ARF [more...]

March 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs Visit Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group Co-chairs Igor Popov (Russia), Stéphane Visconti (France), and Richard Hoagland (U.S.), as well as Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, met with [more...]

March 27, 2017 // 2 Comments

Former Artsakh Defense Minister Denies Arms Smuggling

  YEREVAN (A.W.)— Former Artsakh Defense Minister and opposition figure Samvel Babayan denied smuggling weapons to Armenia from Georgia, his lawyer said on March 23. Samvel Babayan (Photo: Photolure) The National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia said that it had “credible information” [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 2 Comments

ARF’s Vardanyan Criticizes Other Parties and Blocs Ahead of Election

  Vardanyan: ‘The ARF Has Been the Only One to Instill Systemic Changes in the Country’ ARARAT PROVINCE, Armenia (A.W.)— On March 23, Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) candidates held a campaign rally in the Ararat province, ahead of the April 2 Parliamentary elections. Vardanyan [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

More than 1,200 Photos, 184 Videos Submitted to Aurora Competition

YEREVAN —A total of 1,237 photos have been submitted for the Aurora Photo Competition from 48 countries including Armenia, Russia, United States, Argentina, Columbia, Thailand, Georgia and many others. Jury chair John Stanmeyer (Photo: World Press Photo) Meanwhile, 184 films from 27 countries [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

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