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Q&A Session Cultural Heritage at Stake: How to Preserve, Mitigate Damage, and Punish Destruction moderated by Arsine Grigoryan, Esq. (CFTJ) Speakers: Simon Maghakyan – Lecturer, University of Colorado, Denver, USA Alexander Herman – Director, Institute of Art and Law, London, UK Yelena Ambartsumian – General Counsel, ZUVIC, Westport, USA
1.0 Introduction 1.1 The Center for Truth and Justice (“CFTJ”) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, California. CFTJ has been documenting human rights violations and war crimes against Armenians since the 2020 war in Nagorno-Karabakh. CFTJ set up a fact-finding infrastructure in the region and has been collecting first-hand testimonies from...
Overview The Center for Truth and Justice (“CFTJ”) submits the following report in response to the call for input by the Working Group for the purposes of informing and preparing its country visit to Armenia. CFTJ is a US-based, non-governmental human rights organization documenting violations of international law perpetrated by Azerbaijan targeting Armenians in Nagorno-...
On September 16, 2021, Armenia filed an Application with the International Court of Justice (“ICJ”), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, instituting proceedings against Azerbaijan, alleging violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (“ICERD”). As cases before the ICJ can take years to adjudicate, Armenia requested...
The Center for Truth and Justice (CFTJ) published a Supplemental White Paper entitled “White Paper Supplement I: Requesting Investigations and Sanctions: The Disappearance of Armenian Soldiers While in the Custody of Azerbaijan, The Aftermath of the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War.” The Supplemental is the first supplement to the original White Paper prepared by CFTJ. Through testimonial evidence, it...
The Center for Truth and Justice (CFTJ) published a White Paper entitled “Initiating an Investigation: White Paper on Azerbaijan’s Torture and Mistreatment of Armenian Prisoners of War (POWs) During and After the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War.” The White Paper documents Azerbaijan’s mistreatment and torture of Armenian POWs through first-hand testimonial interviews conducted by CFTJ. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization...