Azerbaijan is a genocidal and terrorist state where anti-Armenian fascism and murder are propagated at the state level. Even during the Soviet period, the murder propaganda was spread not only in Azerbaijan, but in various places in Armenia, including among Azerbaijanis living in Artsakh. For years I have documented and published dozens of facts about the anti-Armenian fascism of the artificial state of Azerbaijan, including what my parents told me about the genocide in Sumgait. In November 2020, I met Elanora Tsatryan in Yerevan as part of the regular fact-finding work, whօ presented a series of episodes about the murderous […]

Artsakh Ombudsman Brings Attention to Increasing Azerbaijani Threats, Calls on Diasporans to Help Break International Isolation

“Armenian Mirror-Spectator” newspaper published a large article by Aram Arkun on August 16, 2022 after interview with Gegham Stepanyan, Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh. Source:

A Special Statement of the CC RAO: 30th anniversary of the massacre of the Armenian population of the Karabakh village of Maragha

in Russian – In connection with the 30th anniversary of the massacre of the population of the Karabakh village of Maragha, Martakert region of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), carried out by the armed forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan on April 10, 1992, the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations (CC RAO) issued a special statement on April 9, 2022. We bring to your attention the full text of the Statement. Translation in English by

MFA of Artsakh: Baku’s policy represents in its essence a combination of Armenian-hatred, Nazism and terrorism

in Russian – in Armenian – Source: web site of MFA of the Republic of Artsakh, March 10, 2022

Ombudsman of Armenia issued a new AD HOC public report on the Azerbaijani policy of hatred and animosity towards Armenians

in Russian – On February 2, 2022 Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan published on the web site and on February 4 presented in the press-conference an evidence-based emergency report on the new developments and dangers of the Azerbaijani state-sanctioned Armenophobic policy in the post-war period.

Davit Knyazyan in UN: We continue to witness from Azerbaijan the rise of hate speech, identity-based hate crimes, state-led disinformation campaigns and promotion of fake historical constructs

in Russian – Source: web site of MFA of Armenia, Fenruary 8, 2022

Provisional measures by International Court of Justice dated December 7, 2021

in Russian – On December 7 2021, International Court of Justice issued its orders on the requests for provisional measures made by Armenia and Azerbaijan in the proceedings instituted by Armenia against Azerbaijan and the counterclaim of Azerbaijan against Armenia under the “International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” (CERD).

A. Marsoobian. Genocide Denial and Its Consequences for Victims and Perpetrators

in Russian – A report by Armen T. Marsoobian at the International conference in Yerevan on September 16. 2021. Armen Marsoobian is professor of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University, First Vice President, International Association of Genocide Scholars.

PACE on cultural heritage damage and hate speech from Azerbaijan, September 27, 2021

in Russian – Source: Resolution 2391 (2021) by Parliament Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted on 27 September 2021 (24th sitting) upon rapport by Mr. Paul Gavan

Speeches at the International Court of Justice in Hague on October 14, 2021

in Russian – The International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, is holding public hearings over Armenia’s request to indicate provisional measures against Azerbaijan.

Naira Zohrabyan at PACE: Azerbaijan raised whole anti-Armenian and murderer generation with fake news

in Russian – in Armenian – Source – The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has hosted a discussion on media freedom and citizen’s right to get accurate information.

V. Krivopuskov: Questions to Ilham Aliyev must be considered in the Hague Tribunal

in Russian – March 30, 2021 Victor Krivopuskov published an article (in Russian) on the website of information agency REGNUM “Aliyev should be responsible for the casus belli of the Azerbaijan-Karabakh war-2020”. We give it below translated in English by Some publications of Viktor Krivopuskov are at –

Report on Armenian Genocide by Kasturi Chatterjee on March 29, 2021

Kasturi Chatterjee (FLAME University, India) presented a report at the International Symposium on March 29. 2021. The title – “That-Which-Must-Not-Be-Named: Turkish Denial of the Armenian Genocide, Historical Legacies, and Potential Hopes for Future“.

Online discussion on the cultural genocide from Azerbaijan

in Russian – On March 23, 2021, the public organization “Khachmeruk” (Crossroads) held a discussion on the topic of cultural genocide (culturicide) of the Armenian heritage of the Republic of Artsakh that is realizing by Azerbaijan. Like the previous one on February 24-25, it was held on the Zoom platform. The announcement was on Facebook and vkontakte.

Round table on the cultural heritage of Artsakh

in Russian – On February 24-25, 2021, a round table “The Karabakh conflict: through culture towards peace” is planned in the form of an online discussion (from 17:00 to 19:00 Yerevan time or 16-18:00 Moscow time). Among the participants: representatives of a number of state departments of the Republic of Artsakh, public organizations, scientists, publicists, lawyers, human rights defenders from Armenia and Russia. Purpose of the event: to show the continuity of Azerbaijan’s policy since 1918, to draw attention to the destroyed and under threat objects of cultural heritage, to the fact of ignorance of Azerbaijan the Conventions and […]

The threats of ethnic cleansing or a fact of it?

in Russian – The process of international recognition of the Republic of Artsakh and condemnation of the aggression of Azerbaijan and Turkey continues in recent months. However, there is one aspect that attracts attention. The texts of Resolutions or Appeals diminish the qualifications and level of illegal acts of Azerbaijan (and Turkey). For example, it is often said about the threats of ethnic cleansing by Azerbaijan against the peaceful Armenian population. Although since September 27, 2020, ethnic cleansing has been carried out and do constitute a fact.

Organized hate speech and animosity towards Armenians in Azerbaijan

in Russian – Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan together with his collegue from Republic of Artsakh made an Ad Hoc public report on the organized hate speech and animosity towards Armenians in Azerbaijan. The report was published on the web site on January 17, 2021. ORGANIZED HATE SPEECH AND ANIMOSITY TOWARDS ETHNICARMENIANS IN AZERBAIJAN AS ROOT CAUSES OF ETHNICALLY BASED TORTURE AND INHUMAN TREATMENT BY AZERBAIJANI ARMED FORCES(September-November 2020)

Azerbaijan’s stamp with chemical disinfection of Artsakh is an open propaganda for the extermination of Armenians

in Armenian – in Russian – Source: web site of the ombudsman of Armenia, January 15, 2021 The policy of Armenophobia promoted by the Azerbaijani authorities at the state level and the fact of ethnic cleansing of Armenians in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) are substantiated by new developments. In particular, the Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies of Azerbaijan has issued “Azerbaijan 2020” postage stamps, one of which is an open propaganda of the extermination of the Armenians of Artsakh.

Ombudsman of Armenia: Open threats against Armenia and Armenian society were used in Aliev’s speech on Jan 7, 2021

in Armenian – in Russian – Below is a Statement by Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan published on his official web site. On January 7, 2021, the President of Azerbaijan, in his speech summarizing 2020, used statements and emphases which are part of the anti-Armenian policy in Azerbaijan and the organized propaganda of hostility towards the Armenian people.

Azerbaijan is an aggressor worthy of new Nurnberg

in Russian – On December 3, 2020 Viktor Krivopuskov published a new article in the well known information agency REGNUM “Who will be responsible for the tragedy of Nagorno-Karabakh?” Viktor Krivopuskov is a chairman of the Russian Society for Friendship with Armenia, PhD in sociology, laureate of the Boris Polevoy Literary Prize, Honorary Member of the Writers’ Union of Armenia. Below is a partially non official translation from Russian by

The Phobia about the Armenians in Azerbaijani kid’s Literature

Hovik Avanesov, Anjela Elibegova, Arina Grigoryan Anti-Armenian policy and military rhetoric are an inseparable part of the foreign and internal policy of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The mentioned policy was also reflected in the Azerbaijani kid’s literature. The research focuses on the phobia about the Armenians in children’s literary works of Azerbaijani writers and their influence on the world outlook of the youth of Azerbaijan. Based on the results of the monitoring and research carried out by the authors, a number of facts have been presented which testify the systemic nature of anti-Armenian policy implemented by Azerbaijan.

United Nations Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech

in Russian – Full document is on UN web site (PDF, 5 pages). About these UN activities since May 2019 – here (videos). Around the world, we are seeing a disturbing groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance – including rising anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred and persecution of Christians. Social media and other forms of communication are being exploited as platforms for bigotry. Neo-Nazi and white supremacy movements are on the march. Public discourse is being weaponized for political gain with incendiary rhetoric that stigmatizes and dehumanizes minorities, migrants, refugees, women and any so-called “other”.

Adama Dieng (UN) on hate speech

in Russian – Adama Dieng, the United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide: “Words kill as surely as bullets.” Bringing a historical perspective to current trends, he examines the roots of the problem and offers potential solutions that focus on the world’s youth. Mr. Dieng was central to the development of the United Nations Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech, which contains ideas on how to address the root causes and drivers of hate speech and how to reduce its impact on societies.