Gilles Deleuze on Artsakh and the rights of Armenians for life

Source: https://medium.com/sev-bibar/gilles-deleuze-on-artsakh-and-the-rights-of-armenians-for-life-abb26fccfa79 We present you an excerpt from French television program called “L’Abécédaire de Gilles Deleuze” (“Gilles Deleuze’s alphabet book”), produced by Pierre-André Boutang in 1988–1989, consisting of an eight-hour series of interviews between Gilles Deleuze and Claire Parnet. In one of the interviews the French philosopher talks about Artsakh events and the rights of Armenians for life. “Take, the example of recent contemporary unrest in Armenia. What is the situation there to the best of my understanding? There is an enclave in another Soviet Republic. There is an Armenian enclave, and there is the Republic of Armenia…There is a […]

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson’s comment on the destruction of Zoravor Surb Astvatsatsin Church

Source: Official website of MFA RA Today, the BBC released a video documenting the demolition of the Zoravor Surb Astvatsatsin Church near the town of Mekhakavan (Jebrail), which took place after the region fell under the Azerbaijani control. The same church had already been desecrated during the recent Azerbaijani aggression against Artsakh. We strongly condemn this yet another case of a crime committed by Azerbaijan on the grounds of religious hatred. At the same time, the attempts of the Azerbaijani leadership to justify this barbarism are even more concerning, as it shows that this manifestation of vandalism was intentional in […]

“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.

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 […]