A non-exhaustive summary of war crimes
April 13, 2021
Dozens of graphic videos depicting Azerbaijani servicemen cutting off the heads of and murdering elderly Armenian men and prisoners of war started circulating online beginning from the final days of the six-week war unleashed by Baku against Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). And regardless of what the Azerbaijani President has to say about his troops “showing the highest human qualities” and being “decent” in general, hundreds of videos tell a different story, a story of murder, humiliation, marauding and a complete lack of empathy.
Months-long project in Italy highlights culture and nation
February 27, 2021
A group of professionals and artists in Italy have joined forces to organize a series of events dedicated to Armenia, in what could be described as a spontaneous “love letter” to the country.
Small and medium sized businesses weigh in on consequences of war
December 17, 2020
Within a year, Armenia was struck twice. The global pandemic has impacted almost every business; for months, the country has been paralyzed with small and medium enterprises suspending operations one after the other. While it was a world problem and we had a hope to recover soon after the quarantine, the country was struck for the second time by war, the fact that was predictable but still caused a shock. The business sector that somehow survived the coronavirus pandemic and was rehabilitating, was again under attack. All resources were used for the frontline, for supporting soldiers and refugees. The war that lasted more than forty days took lives and resources; the country and every single business sector faced the fact of complete uncertainty. And now, it is time to sum up by evaluating the losses, understanding the current situation, and sharing plans for the future.
From an American Colonel's report
October 21, 2020
The large-scale war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) on September 27 is an unprecedented aggression against Armenians, but the international press and foreign military officials sounded the alarm about the Azerbaijanis' determination to exterminate Armenians decades and centuries ago.
A timeline of how the war machine was set in motion
September 27, 2020
Azerbaijan launched a large-scale military offensive along the Nagorno-Karabakh line of contact in the early hours of September 27. Fighting is continuing along the frontline, with Azerbaijan firing from large caliber rocket systems, targeting civilian settlements as well.
Means of control or convenience?
August 31, 2020
People around the world are divided whether human microchipping is another way of surveillance and exploitation or a means to own your digital identity, and Armenians are no exception. The topic stirs a lot of discussion in the country as people have questions about it, and according to Jowan Österlund, a pioneer in the field of biochip implants, such conversations are common pretty much everywhere.
Family in Beirut hoping to move to Armenia
August 5, 2020
An Armenian family – one of many – affected by the string of tragedies that has struck Lebanon in the past year is planning to leave the country to start a new life in Armenia. In the past several months, Lebanon has been trapped in the midst of the worst economic crisis in its history, and the two enormous explosions that devastated the port area of Beirut were the last straw.
Everything you need to know
July 15, 2020
The recent escalation on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan may give rise to a plethora of questions, from the origin of the conflict to the periodic resumption of hostilities and a whole set of developments stemming from pretty much each other. While the Nagorno Karabakh conflict goes back many decades, folks in the West are not much aware of anything.
An Italian photojournalist’s journey through the pandemic
April 21, 2020
Italian photojournalist Sergio Ramazzotti has seen the worst of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, followed the escalation of the Libyan Civil War, and has been covering the war in Afghanistan in the past 13 years. The rapidly spreading novel coronavirus, though, is particularly close to home: Italy, his native country, is among the epicenters of the pandemic today.