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German IS bride sentenced to 10 years in prison over Yazidi girl murder

A German woman and former member of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) group was given on Monday a 10-year prison sentence by a Munich court for letting a Yazidi girl enslaved in Iraq die of thirst, Euronews reported. The landmark case was one of the first trials in the world to prosecute a war crime against the Yazidis, a...

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panorama.am10 hours ago

Ombudsman: Armenian captives must be immediately released without any preconditions

All Armenian prisoners of war (POWs) and civilians illegally held by Azerbaijan must be immediately released and returned home without political or other preconditions, Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan told a meeting with new French Ambassador to Armenia Anne Louyot on Sunday, his office reported. He s...

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panorama.am2 days ago

ALC announces new cases filed on “disappeared captives” and “unlawful killings” before the ECHR

The Armenian Legal Center for Justice & Human Rights (ALC) has announced the filing of 16 new cases of “enforced disappearances” before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on behalf of 20 Armenian individuals who have disappeared while in Azerbaijani captivity. According to the report by The Armenian Weekly, the ALC, in ...

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panorama.am2 days ago

Migrant detentions at US-Mexico border hit record high

The US says more than 1.7 million migrants were detained along its border with Mexico in the past 12 months - the highest number ever recorded. More than one million of them were expelled to Mexico or their native countries, BBC News reported, citing data from US Customs and Border Protection. Agents apprehended people from m...

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panorama.am3 days ago

Lawyer: Armenia’s electoral system needs major changes

Arsen Babayan, a lawyer and senior member of the opposition Homeland Party, stressed the need for major changes in the electoral system of Armenia following last Sunday’s local elections. "In Gyumri, with an officially registered population of 100,000, the mayor of the city was elected according to voting results. This mayor r...

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panorama.am3 days ago

Lawyer: Defendant and victim ‘may switch places’ in Aghvan Hovsepyan’s case

The criminal case involving Armenia’s former Prosecutor General and Chairman of the Investigative Committee Aghvan Hovsepyan may take a new twist, his lawyer said on Friday. “In Aghvan Hovsepyan's case, new developments can be expected. The defendant and the victim may switch places," Gagik Khachikyan wrote on Facebook. The Y...

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panorama.am3 days ago

Ombudsman releases evidence of Azerbaijani military's reinforcement in Armenia in response to Defense Ministry’s denial

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan has released evidence of increased Azerbaijani activity in Gegharkunik Province in response to the denial of the Defense Ministry. In a statement on Monday, the ombudsman stated the Azerbaijani troops, that have invaded Gegharkunik, are actively strengthening their posi...

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panorama.am10/21st/2021, 11:36

UN court hearings are about forming right international perceptions on Artsakh issue, says Armenia's representative

If the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, approves Armenia’s lawsuit against Azerbaijan, that will greatly contribute to the strengthening of the facts of the Armenian side in the negotiation process of the Artsakh conflict settlement and the international recognition of Artsakh’...

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panorama.am10/20th/2021, 10:18

Lawyer: Armenian captives must be released immediately without any preconditions

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Arman Tatoyan and the representative of Armenian captives at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), lawyer Siranush Sahakyan presented evidence of Azerbaijani violations and crimes during last year’s war in Artsakh and in the post-war period to the rapporteurs of the Committee of ...

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panorama.am10/19th/2021, 12:00

Arms dealer Davit Galstyan to remain in custody

See also Arms dealer Davit Galstyan arrested Arms dealer Davit Galstyan, better known as Patron Davo, will remain in custody as the Yerevan Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a lower court ruling to arrest him, his lawyer Armen Harutyunyan told Pastinfo. The Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction ruled to arrest Galstyan for two...

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