Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing
Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 - 1:00pm
Location: 2200 Rayburn House Office Building
Please join the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for a hearing on the ongoing blockade of the Lachin corridor in Nagorno-Karabakh.
Luis Moreno Ocampo, the former Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, released his personal Expert Opinion on August 7, stating that “there is a reasonable basis to believe that a Genocide is being committed against Armenians living in Nagorno-Karabakh in 2023” and emphasizing that under the Genocide Conventions all states have a “duty to prevent” genocide.
At the hearing Mr. Ocampo will present his Expert Opinion on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.
David Phillips will testify on facts relevant to gathering the intent of the government of Azerbaijan, including as available on the web page “Atrocities Artsakh.”
Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) Co-Chair, TLHRC
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) Co-Chair, TLHRC
Luis Moreno Ocampo, Former Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (2003-2012)
David L. Phillips, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University, and Director of Columbia University’s Artsakh Atrocities Project.
*Witnesses may be added. Click here for additional information about the hearing.