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International court orders Armenia and Azerbaijan to curb racial hatred

EurasiaNet 08 Dec 2021
An international court has ordered Armenia and Azerbaijan to “prevent the incitement and promotion of racial hatred” against one another, and for Azerbaijan to protect Armenian cultural sites on its territory and to ensure the safety of Armenian prisoners who remain in custody in Azerbaijan more than a year after the end of last year’s war.

UN court tells Armenia and Azerbaijan to cool feud

Dawn 08 Dec 2021
Azerbaijan was also told to protect Armenian prisoners from the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and to stop the desecration of Armenian cultural heritage, including churches ... Azerbaijan must further prevent the “vandalism and desecration” of Armenian cultural heritage including churches, it said.

Court of Justice Orders Azerbaijan to Prevent Incitement of Racial Hatred Against Armenians

Asbarez 07 Dec 2021
The International Court of Justice on Tuesday ordered Azerbaijan to prevent incitement of racial hatred against Armenians and attacks on Armenian cultural heritage and protect Armenian prisoners-of-war ... that armed conflict, Azerbaijan committed grave violations of the CERD.”.
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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev has today visited the Central Command Post of the Ministry of Defense

UN Court Tells Armenia, Azerbaijan To Curb Feud, Prevent Racial Hatred

Radio Free Europe 07 Dec 2021
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) also told Azerbaijan on December 7 to protect Armenian prisoners from the conflict and to stop the desecration of Armenian cultural heritage ... The ICJ on December 7 ordered Azerbaijan to "protect from violence and bodily harm" all ...

UN court to rule in Armenia vs. Azerbaijan feud

Manila Standard Today 07 Dec 2021
Its ruling on Azerbaijan’s case will follow immediately afterwards ... Azerbaijan ... Armenia accused Azerbaijan of fuelling a “cycle of hate” by indoctrinating generations of people into a “culture of fear, of hate of anything and everything Armenian”.

UN court orders Azerbaijan, Armenia not to aggravate dispute

Info News 07 Dec 2021
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Judges at the United Nations’ top court ordered Azerbaijan on Tuesday to protect all the prisoners it captured during the country's war last year with neighboring Armenia, to prevent incitement of racial hatred against Armenians and to punish vandalism of Armenian cultural heritage.

Qatar - Azerbaijan Corner inaugurated at Katara

MENA FN 05 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Azerbaijan Corner was inaugurated on Sunday in the courtyard of Building 47 at Katara - The Cultural Village by general manager Prof Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti ... .

Ambassador Mkrtchyan: Aliyev’s ultimate purpose is to rid Artsakh of Armenians

Greek City Times 03 Dec 2021
The authorities in Azerbaijan systematically and for decades had continued a policy of ethnic cleansings and cultural genocide against the ethnic Armenians of Artsakh ... Cultural genocide and various forms of harassment against Artsakh and its people continues to this very day, even after the 44-day war of 2020.

Azerbaijan elected member of UNESCO Committee for Protection of Cultural Property in Event of Armed Conflict

MENA FN 02 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 2 Trend. Azerbaijan was elected as a member of the UNESCO Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict on ... .

Azerbaijan becomes center for different religions, cultures, thanks to President Ilham Aliyev - Chairman of ...

MENA FN 02 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Trend Azerbaijan has become a center for different religions, cultures, thanks to President Ilham Aliyev, chairman of the US Ethnic Understanding Foundation Rabbi Marc ... .

Philharmonic Hall to mark birthday of eminent composer

MENA FN 01 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - AzerNews) By Laman Ismayilova Azerbaijan's eminent composer Tofig Bakikhanov has–significantly contributed to the country's–musical culture. He–is the author of concerts for violin, ... .

The Ateshgah Baku Fire Temple: Built On an Azerbaijan Natural Gas Vent

Ancient Origins 30 Nov 2021
The Ateshgah Baku fire temple, located in the capital of Azerbaijan, was built over a natural gas vent, and constructed between the late 17th and early 18th centuries AD ... https.//

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Nov 29

Irna 29 Nov 2021
A school-mosque and a historical church in Sanandaj in west of Iran will be turned into a “mosque-museum” and “church-museum,” respectively, according to Kurdestan Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Department ... -- Iran, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan Sign Gas Swap Deal.

No room for foreign interference in region if neighbors work out differences: Iran’s president

Press TV 29 Nov 2021
Iran’s chief executive pointed to the deeply-rooted historical, cultural, and religious commonalities between Iran and Azerbaijan, saying, “The two countries enjoy long-standing and close bilateral relations and will not allow such ties to be damaged by enemies.” ... Iran, Azerbaijan stress need to resolve issues through dialogue, cooperation.

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