Request for interim measures lodged by Azerbaijan against Armenia concerning the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh
A new application for interim measures concerning the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh has been lodged before the European Convention of Human Rights (ECtHR). The new request, made by Azerbaijan under the case Azerbaijan v. Armenia (application no. 47319/20), asks the ECtHR to order Armenia to stop inter alia ‘shell and missile attacks on residential areas, public premises, cemeteries and other civil infrastructure in the territory of Azerbaijan’ as well as ‘military, political, financial and other support to criminal “authorities” on the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan’.
This follows a similar request by Armenia in late September 2020, in the pending inter-state case Armenia v. Azerbaijan (no. 42521/20), which led