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Azerbaijan: Armenian Prisoners of War Badly Mistreated

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Click to expand Image Liana Harutyunyan shows Human Rights Watch an image of her nephew Eric Khachaturyan, a prisoner of war (POW) in Azerbaijan, taken from a video in which he and other POWs are abused. Yerevan, November 2020. © 2020 Private (Berlin) – Azerbaijani forces have inhumanely treated numerous ethnic Armenian military troops captured in the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, Human Rights Watch said today. They subjected these prisoners of war (POWs) to physical abuse and humiliation, in actions that were captured on videos and widely circulated on social media since October. The…

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