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Former ICC prosecutor: ‘Arrest of former Artsakh leaders is the culmination of a genocide’

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has cited former prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, who believes that the arrest of the former leaders of Artsakh in Azerbaijan is “the culmination of a genocide.”

“Their detention is a message to Armenians that if you come back to Nagorno-Karabakh, you will be starved, humiliated, or killed. The captivity of these people is the culmination of a genocide”, Ocampo said at an inter-sessional meeting in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Genocide Convention of the UN Human Rights Council.

Luis Moreno Ocampo added that Baku consistently makes accusations against Artsakh leaders, including against philanthropist and public figure Ruben Vardanyan.