On the basis of Armenia’s new application, the ECtHR reaffirmed the interim measure applied during the 44-day war

Based on the request by Armenia to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to apply an interim measure for the protection of the rights of the civilian population of a number of settlements in Artsakh, today the ECHR reaffirmed the interim measure applied on September 29, 2020 and further expanded on November 3 of the same year. stating that it remains in effect. This was reported by the representative of the Republic of Armenia on International Legal Affairs.

“The ECtHR invited the parties to refrain from such actions that could lead to the violation of the rights of the civilian population protected by the Convention, including endangering their rights protected by Articles 2, 3 and 8 of the Convention,” it is said. in the message.

The European Court also recorded that the decision made on September 29, 2020 and still in force is applicable to the events referred to by the Armenian government, “namely, armed attacks on peaceful settlements, threats of displacement of the population of Berdzor and Aghavno communities”.

On the day after the start of the 44-day war in 2020, Armenia applied to the European Court of Human Rights, asking to compel Azerbaijan to stop the bombing of civilian objects along the contact line between Armenia and Artsakh, as well as to refrain from targeting citizens, civilian objects and settlements. With the interim decision made on September 29, the European Court called on both Azerbaijan and Armenia to refrain from military operations that may lead to the violation of the civil population’s conventional rights, particularly the right to life, and torture.

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