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Armenia has applied to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with a request to ensure respect of the fundamental human rights of the six Armenian soldiers whom the Azerbaijani military has taken as captive. The representative of Armenia before the ECtHR has informed about this on Facebook.

“The Republic of Armenia has applied to the European Court of Human Rights with the purpose to ensure respect of the fundamental human rights of six Armenian prisoners of war.

The Office of the Representative of Armenia before the ECtHR has submitted request to the European Court of Human Rights to indicate interim measures under Rule 39 of the Rules of Court against Azerbaijan in the name of the individuals taken as prisoners of war while carrying out engineering works in the bordering area of the Gegharkunik region early in the morning on 27 May 2021.

The submitted request aims to ensure respect of the captives’ rights to life and prohibition of torture envisaged by the European Convention on Human Rights,” reads the statement.  

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