Karabakh opens criminal case on Azerbaijan vandalism of Armenian cemetery of Askeran

News.am, Armenia
June 16 2021

STEPANAKERT. – The Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Investigative Committee has initiated a criminal case in connection with the vandalism committed by Azerbaijanis in the Armenian cemetery of Askeran town, the committee informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.

The criminal case has been launched under the Artsakh Criminal Code article on desecration of a corpse or burial sites on the grounds of national, racial or religious hatred or enmity.

It should be noted that unlike Azerbaijan, the graves of Azerbaijanis have been preserved in Armenia for more than 30 years already.

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