European Court to Hear Djulfa Case

December 1, 2008 at 4:09 am (1)

The European Court for Human Rights will reportedly hear a case on Azerbaijan’s December 2005 deliberate destruction of the medieval Armenian cemetery.


Russian-language Armenia Today was told about the development by Samvel Karapetyan, who heads a non-profit organization that studies Armenian architecture.


According to Karapetyan, the National Council of Western Armenians is suing the Republic of Azerbaijan’s for demolishing Djulfa, the world’s largest surviving medieval Armenian cemetery.


As of November 30, 2008, nonetheless, the website for the European Court for Human Rights makes no mention of the case.


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