Armenian war crimes killed 11 children and wounded 48, says Ombudsman Sabina Aliyeva

  05 November 2020    Read: 411
Armenian war crimes killed 11 children and wounded 48, says Ombudsman Sabina Aliyeva

On November 5, the Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan Sabina Aliyeva held an online meeting with the chairperson of the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC)  and Child protection groups and the Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland, Bruce Adamson, AzVision.az reports citing the press service of the Ombudsman's Office.

During the meeting, the Commissioner Sabina Aliyeva congratulated Bruce Adamson on his election as the head of the network and wished him success in his work.

The Commissioner Sabina Aliyeva touched on Armenian missile attacks in the cities and regions of Azerbaijan which has killed 11 children and wounded 48 children since September 27.   

“Armenia grossly violated international humanitarian law firing rockets at the residential settlements in Azerbaijan. Therefore, We have sent 5 interim reports to the international organisations which were prepared based on the fact-finding missions in the areas which were destroyed by Armenia’s war crimes”, Sabina Aliyeva stated.

 the Commissioner highlighted that as the international community failed to condemn Armenian attacks on civilians, the Armenian side continued its military attacks on the civilians. She also mentioned the statements made aiming to prevent war crimes committed by Armenia and gross violations of international humanitarian law, human rights and freedoms. 

Aliyeva also invited the head of the organization and experts in children's rights, to Azerbaijan to conduct an on-site investigation about the Armenian attacks which adversely affected children.

In conclusion, Sabina Aliyeva noted that the international community should react and not remain indifferent to these human rights violations.


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