“Los Angeles Times” on the barbaric crime of cultural genocide by Azerbaijan

Below is the article By Catherine Womack from “Los Angeles Times”, Nov 7, 2019.   For centuries the sacred khachkars of Djulfa stood tall along the banks of the River Aras — hulking and ornately carved 16th-century headstones, an army 10,000 strong, steadfastly guarding the world’s largest medieval Armenian cemetery. Earthquakes, war and vandalism diminished their ranks, but by the middle of the 20th century, thousands of khachkars still remained. Today, however, not a single statuesque sandstone sculpture stands at Djulfa, in the remote Nakhichevan region of Azerbaijan. Despite a 2000 UNESCO order demanding their protection, evidence published in the art journal Hyperallergic this year indicated that the monuments […]

About genocidal policy and crimes of Azerbaijan in the Statement addressed to UN

(in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/wa_7-8-2019_/) On August 7, 2019, the Republic of Western Armenia sent a large and unprecedented Statement to the UN “On the demarcation of the border between the state of Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan”. In particular, it contained information on the genocidal crimes by Azerbaijan against the Armenian people. Below are some fragments from the Appeal.

Round table “Operation “Ring”. Military terrorism as an instrument of genocidal politics”

(same in Russian) On May 31, 2019 at the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (AGMI) was held the Round table “Operation “Ring”. Military terrorism as an instrument of genocidal policy” dedicated to the 28th anniversary of this atrocity in 1991.

To the 27th anniversary of the genocidal crimes by Azerbaijan in the village of Maraga

(in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/ks_7-4-2019/) In connection with the anniversary of the massacre of the population of the Karabakh village of Maraga, carried out by the armed formations of the Azerbaijan Republic on April 10, 1992, the Coordination Council of the Russian-Armenian Organizations (CC RAO) made a special statement. We offer the text of the statement in full:

Artak Beglaryan. The crimes of Azerbaijan are in full compliance with the legal formulation of the UN 1948 Convention on the Genocide

(in Armenian, in Russian) Source Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh Artak Beglaryan issued a statement on the 31st anniversary of the massacres of Armenians organized by Azerbaijan in Sumgait in February 1988. The text of the statement is presented below:

Giulio Centemero. Sumgait massacre has happened as a murder of people as such

(հայերեն  https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/italy_6-3-2019_hy/ на русском  https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/italy_6-3-2019/) Source – Armenpress Member of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy, responsible for the Armenian-Italian inter-parliamentary relations, representative of the ruling Lega party, Giulio Centemero, has delivered remarks on the 1988 Armenian massacres in Sumgait Video of his speech on March 6, 2019 – here.

Letter from Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations to UNESCO Director-General

(same in Russian https://aga-tribunal.info/unesco_7-3-2019/ հայերեն – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/unesco_7-3-2019_hy/ This Letter was published on the web sites: “Armenpress” information agency – in English. in Russian, in Armenian, in Arabic News.am – in English, in Russian, in Armenian) To: Mrs. Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director-General From: Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations Dear Ms. Azoulay!

February 28, 2019 – Truth Movement continues

(in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/28-02-2019/) A rally commemorating the victims of atrocities from Azerbaijan was held on February 28, 2019 in the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan. The event took place at the khachkars and was organized by a number of public organizations, including the organizing committee “In Defense of the Artsakh Republic”, the Assembly of Azerbaijani Armenians, the Congress of Armenian Refugees from Azerbaijan. The key organizer is the “Yerevan group on the legal recognition of the Armenian Genocide in Azerbaijan” of the “Hachmeruk” (Crossroad) public organization. “Yerevan Group” regularly covers materials on the topic and is a platform […]

Azerbaijan and greatest cultural genocide of 21st century

(in Russian – https://aga-tribunal.info/guardian_2-3-2019/) The Guardian on Armenian cross-stones Source in The Guardian – here. There is a photo of Armenian art researcher Argam Ayvazyan in 1981, next to a 14th-century khachkar in Nors, near his birthplace. Source of the article below – https://news.am/eng/news/499138.html   The 21st century’s most extensive campaign of cultural cleansing to date may not have happened in Syria, but in largely ignored part of the Transcaucasian plateau, The Guardian reported. According to a report published in the art journal Hyperallergic in February, the Azerbaijani government has, over the past 30 years, been engaging in a systematic erasure of the country’s historic […]

Rally on February 28, 2019 in

(see below same in Armenian and Russian внизу также и на армянском и на английском) February 28 is the national Memorial day of the victims of the atrocities by Azerbaijan against the Armenian people. On this day, a rally will be held near khachkars in Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex in Yerevan. The organizers of the event are the “Yerevan Group on the legal recognition of the Armenian Genocide in Azerbaijan” of the “Khachmeruk” (“Crossroad”) public organization, the organizing committee “In Defense of the Republic of Artsakh” along with a number of public organizations.

Open appeal to February 28

(հայերեն – https://aga-tribunal.info/hy/12-2-2019_hy/ на русском – https://aga-tribunal.info/12-2-2019) Respected Chairman of the National Assembly, respected deputies,   February 28 is the Day of Memory of the victims of the atrocities of Azerbaijan against the Armenian people. Unfortunately, the previous authorities have not taken the necessary and sufficient steps, and this topic in many ways continues to be at an unworthy level even so many decades after the hell in Sumgait, Kirovabad, Baku and other cities.

Statement of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations on the 29th anniversary of the mass pogroms of the Armenian population in Baku

Statement of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations on the 29th anniversary of the mass pogroms of the Armenian population in Baku Source – http://www.nankr.am/en/3153 In Russian In Armenian

Memorandum of the MFA of the Republic of Artsakh on the web site of UN

Memorandum of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh on the issue of missing persons in the context of the Azerbaijan-Karabakh conflict (November 12, 2018) Published on December 11, 2018 on the web site of UN as a Letter (dated 4 December 2018) from the Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General