European Court on Human Rights Receives Over 800 Appeals Regarding Azerbaijan - European Court’s Judge
Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr K. Zarbaliyeva / The European Court on Human Rights received over 800 appeals regarding Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijan Judge in the European Court, Khanlar Hajiyev, reported on 9 July.
He noted that part of the appeals included lawsuits initiated by Armenian citizens in which Hajiyev described as untimely in consideration of the overloaded schedule of the European Court."Presently some 85,000-90,000 appeals are under execution at the European Court. Consideration of the appeals is delayed as the Court does not have ample time and several appeals on Azerbaijan will be considered after the summer vocations," Hajiyev said.
Speaking of correspondence on the appeals by Azerbaijani citizens against Armenia and vice versa, the Judge noted that lawsuits were being dealt with restoring the right to property, the violation of Articles 8 (right to respect private and family life), and Article 14 (ban on discrimination) of the European Convention.
Displaced persons from the Azerbaijani Lachin region applied to the Court against Armenia. The case is presently being considered. In 2006 - 2007 the Council of Europe received 600 appeals against Armenia.