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Armenian Ombudsman calls for establishment of demilitarized security  zone near isolated Armenian villages of Syunik

Armenian Ombudsman calls for establishment of demilitarized security  zone near isolated Armenian villages of Syunik

ArmInfo. The armed forces of Azerbaijan now may visually control the alternative road Kapan-Chakaten and other 5 villages of the Syunik region - Shikahogh, Srashen, Nerkin Hand, Tsav, Shishkert. This is stated in the statement of the Ombudsman of  Armenia Arman Tatoyan.

The Human Rights Defender of Armenia noted that consequently, apart  from the difficult passage and the consequent humanitarian problems,  the violation of the rights of the inhabitants, the issue of  guaranteeing the right to life and security of the people will remain  unresolved. In other words, as Tatoyan noted, the alternatively used  road does not objectively solve the issue of eliminating massive  violations of rights caused by the illegal actions of the Azerbaijani  authorities and the armed forces.

The facts convincingly prove, that the state policy of encouraging  anti-Armenian sentiments by the Azerbaijani authorities in recent  years has significantly intensified and took extreme forms of  outright fascism, which is evidenced by the numerous facts of  atrocities and gross violations of human rights that took place  during the 44-day war, Tatoyan writes. Therefore, the repetition of  such cases is not excluded.

According to Tatoyan, therefore, the alternative roads to this  settlement, which are in poor condition and often inaccessible in  winter, do not guarantee the most important thing - the right to  life, security and the right to free movement, other vital rights. In  the early 1990s, the inhabitants of these villages were already in  such a situation, facing the same problems when operating this road.

At the same time, Tatoyan emphasized that the public, regional  authorities, border guards of the National Security Service of the  Republic of Armenia or simply residents of nearby settlements are  making efforts to alleviate the fate of the residents of the  above-mentioned settlements.

Therefore, the Human Rights Defender believes, that there is only one  solution for this issue- the establisment of a demilitarized security  zone in this territory.


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