Names of 19 Armenians POWs, Tortured and Killed by Azerbaijan, Publicized

By Asbarez | Friday, 28 May 2021

Armenian servicemen

Armenian servicemen

Azerbaijani forces tortured and killed 19 Armenian prisoners of war after the end of the recent Nagorno Karabakh war, Artak Zeynalyan, who represents the interests of the captives and POWs in the European Court of Human Rights said in a social media post on Monday.

“During the second Artsakh war launched on September 27, 2020, as well as after the signing of the trilateral agreement on November 9, 2020, Armenian civilians and servicemen continued to be taken captive, with 19 of those, who have appeared in captivity, have been tortured and killed by the Azerbaijani servicemen, which is a war crime,” said Zeynalyan.

“We have appealed to the European Court of Human Rights over the facts of torture and killing of POWs, detained persons,” Zeynalyan said, publishing the list of that 19 persons:

Eduard Shahgeldyan
Arsen Gharakhanyan
Benik Hakobyan
Elena Hakobyan
Serzhik Vardanyan
Ella Vardanyan
Genadi Petrosyan
Yurik Asryan
Misha Movsisyan
Anahit Movsisyan
Nina Davtyan
Misha Melkumyan

Erik Mkhitaryan
Gagik Mkrtchyan
Arayik Poghosyan
Vardges Ghazaryan
Yuri Adamyan
Artur Manvelyan
Narek Babayan