The situation in Artsakh is critical.Artsakh Ombudsman

  • by Western Armenia, July 13, 2023 in Politics

Artsakh human rights defender Gegham Stepanyan sounds the alarm: "The situation in Artsakh is critical.

The deliberate and total ban on the transportation of food and essential goods since June 15, threatens the lives of 120,000 residents of Artsakh.

Since yesterday, Azerbaijan has also blocked the bilateral transportation of patients and medicines by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Peacekeepers are transporting supplies for their own maintenance by helicopter, while the entire population of Artsakh is threatened with starvation and international actors are taking no steps other than statements.

The international community is waiting for thousands of people to die so that it can then hypocritically express its regret.

I demand that the International Committee of the Red Cross light a red button warning of the danger of genocide. You can do it.

My people have been betrayed by generalized criminal indifference. I repeat - the situation in Artsakh is critical," said the Human Rights Defender.