International Court of Justice rendered on November 17, 2023 its order on the 5th request filed by Armenia

in Russian – On 17 November 2023, the International Court of Justice rendered its order on the 5th request for provisional measures filed by the Republic of Armenia in the case brought against the Republic of Azerbaijan under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD), by granting Armenia’s requests.

Maragha. April 10. Action of memory in St. Petersburg, Russia

in Russian – On April 10, 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh issued an annual Statement in connection with the massacre of the Armenians of the Maragha village. The Statement begins with a legal assessment of the crime: “the armed forces of Azerbaijan committed Genocide of the Armenian civilian population of Maragha settlement of the Republic of Artsakh”. It ends with the words: “Crimes against humanity have no statute of limitations and must be prosecuted and punished”. On this day, the public organization “Crossroad” (“Khachmeruk”) and members of the Society of friends of Artsakh of the Armenian community […]

Statement by the Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Artsakh on the Occasion of the 33rd Anniversary of the Armenian Pogroms in Sumgait

in Armenian – in Russian – Source: web site of MFA of Artsakh, February 28, 2021 Today, we are paying tribute to the memory of the innocent victims of the Sumgait Genocide – one of the most tragic events in the modern history of our people.

Prime minister and National Assembly Speaker pay tribute to Sumgait crime victims

in Armenian – in Russian – Source: PM web site, February 27, 2021 On the 33rd anniversary of the massacre of Armenians carried out in Sumgait on February 27-29, 1988, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, together with National Assembly Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan and other high-ranking officials, visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial to pay tribute to the victims of that crime. The Prime Minister laid a wreath and paid floral tribute at the monuments commemorating the victims.

Garen Arevian. Changing and maintaining the correct narrative in the face of historical revisionism

in Russian / на русском – Garen Arevian, blogger, public figure (United Kingdom) «Changing and maintaining the correct narrative in the face of historical revisionism» Synopsis: Since its inception, it is well-known that the Turkish Republic has consistently tried to change the historical “narrative” in regard to the Armenian Genocide, Armenian history, the lands of the Armenians and our presence as a native people in the area defined as the “Armenian Highlands”. The same effort was made by Soviet Azerbaijan – it was able to successfully forge itself as an “ancient” nation, created a national narrative and was able to […]

President Armen Sarkissian’s message on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Armenian pogroms in Baku

հայերեն – на русском – Source – web site President Armen Sarkissian’s message on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Armenian pogroms in Baku Dear Compatriots, Today, we pay tribute to the memory of the victims of the pogroms in Baku. Thirty years ago, in January of 1990, purges of the Armenians were ordered in Baku, claiming the lives of hundreds of Armenians; many were injured, subjected to tortures, were expelled, some were lost without a trace. After the pogroms, Baku, which had had the Armenian population of 250,000, was totally purged of Armenians.

Osip Mandelstam about Shushi

The famous Russian poet Osip Mandelstam was in Shushi 11 years after massacres in Shushi, in 1931, saw a horrible picture of “forty thousand lifeless windows which are visible there from all sides” and wrote a poem called “The phaeton driver” dedicated to this tragedy. A little-known “early late” Osip Mandelshtam poem (1931) that marks his return to poetry after more than half a decade of writing prose and prose only. Composed on their return to Moscow, Nadezhda Mandelstam writes that it depicts their actual journey out of Armenia, where he’d began to write poetry again in 1930. Source of translation – here.

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:

Baroness Caroline Cox about Maraga massacre in 1992

на русском – From an article in Wikipedia: “The Maraga massacre (Armenian: Մարաղայի կոտորած, romanized: Maraghayi kotorats) was the mass murder of Armenian civilians in the village of Maraga (Maragha) by Azerbaijani troops, which had captured the village on April 10, 1992, in the course of the Nagorno-Karabakh War. The villagers, including men, women, children and elderly, were killed indiscriminately and deliberately, their houses were pillaged and burnt; the village was destroyed. Although estimates of the actual number of people murdered ranges from 50 to 100, according to most sources more than 50 people were killed and a further 53 […]