Maragha Genocide as a Continuation of Azerbaijan’s Genocidal Policy

Azerbaijani military aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh Republic has a tragic history challenging human imagination, Maragha genocide stands out against this appalling background (Maragha is referred to as a Soviete village of Leninavan – two merged villages of Maraghi and Margushevan of the NKR Mardakert region, on the border with Mirbashir district (Terter  district), near the Azerbaijani city of Mir-Bashir (Terter). According to the last census conducted of 1989, the village had a population of 4,660.  The village was shelled on 5 a.m. of  April 10, 1992 that was no more intense than previously. The shelling intensified at midday by regular Azerbaijani […]

Statement by the Foreign Ministry of Armenia on the occasion of the 27th anniversary of Maragha massacre

in Armenian – in Russian – April 10, 2019 Web site of MFA of Armenia Today marks the 27th anniversary of the crime committed by the Azerbaijani Armed Forces in Maragha village of Artsakh. During the several hours of control over the village the Azerbaijani army turned it into a slaughterhouse by subjecting to torture in the most cruel way and killing more than 50 civilians, as well as taking as many captive, mostly women, elderly, children and the disabled. Two weeks later, the Azerbaijani army once again established control over the village, this time completely destroying it. To date, […]

Comment by Deputy Foreign Minister on the 25th anniversary of Maragha tragedy

in Armenian – in Russian – Comment by Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan on the 25th anniversary of Maragha tragedy April 10, 2017 Web site of MFA of Armenia Today marks one of the darkest, yet not widely known pages of the Nagorno-Karabakh war, when 25 years ago Azerbaijan committed gross violation of the International Humanitarian Law.