Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office launches criminal case against Armenians

  12 November 2020    Read: 332
  Azerbaijani Prosecutor General

The Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan continues to take necessary measures to prevent provocations, terrorist acts and other criminal acts aimed at disrupting socio-political stability in the country, as well as to bring to justice those who committed such acts in accordance with international law, AzVision.az reports. 

The investigations conducted by the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan analyzed some facts related to open calls for terrorism on some Internet resources.  

The investigations revealed that Stepan Daniyelyan, a citizen of the Republic of Armenia, Chairman of the Partnership for Democracy Center, as well as editor of the Armenian Religions website, and Ayk Demoyan, Armenian historian, publicist, director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute at the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, a lecturer of the Yerevan State University and member of the Board of the Prospect Regional and Political Studies Center, shared provocative media messages on their social media accounts and other websites. Those messages were aimed to violate public safety in the internationally recognized lands of Azerbaijan, creating panic among the population,  to carry out explosions killing people, harming their health and causing significant property damage and to openly call for terrorism. 

The Prosecutor General of the Republic of Azerbaijan initiated a criminal case under Articles 12.2, 214-2 (open incitement to terrorism) of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan and entrusted the investigation to the Prosecutor General's Office.

The Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan will take all necessary measures to bring to justice those who committed criminal acts in Azerbaijan, including any illegal actions against citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan, within the framework of international law.


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