Topic: Karabakh war 2020

LONDON (Amnesty International) – Both Azerbaijani and Armenian forces committed war crimes during recent fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, Amnesty International said in a December 10 report, after verifying videos showing the[...]

LOS ANGELES – If there is a silver lining to the dark clouds of the Artsakh defeat, it is the strong support for Armenia demonstrated publicly by prominent Armenians and non-Armenians during this crisis. One unexpected arena for this in[...]

By Asbed Kotchikian Special to the Mirror-Spectator On October 21, an open letter addressed to Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan (see below) was sent to more than 110 academics and scholars in Armenia, North and South Americas,[...]

YEREVAN (Armenian Public Radio) – The 17 opposition forces demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan have named Vazgen Manukyan as their candidate for the post of Prime Minister. “Vazgen Manukyan will be the[...]

PARIS (RFE/RL) – The French National Assembly joined the French Senate on December 3 in calling for recognizing Artsakh or Nagorno Karabakh, as an independent republic. A resolution overwhelmingly passed by France’s lower house of[...]

PARIS (RFE/RL) — France expects Turkey to withdraw Syrian mercenaries recruited for Azerbaijan during the recent war in Nagorno-Karabakh, a senior French official visiting Armenia said late on Saturday, November 28. “French President[...]

KESSAB/LATAKIA/KAMISHLI, Syria (Kantsasar.com) – On Sunday, November 22, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Soorp Asdvadzadzin Church of Kessab, the Soorp Asdvadzadzin Church of Latakia, and the Soorp Hagop Church of Kamishli. At[...]

By Michael Rubin STEPANAKERT (National Interest)—For much of Europe and the Middle East, the refugee crisis in Syria was a human tragedy. Syrian children sell chewing gum in the streets of Mosul and pick produce on farms in Lebanon’s[...]

By Cristopher Gor Patvakanian When I was a junior in high school, I wrote an essay about Philip Zane Darch, the first soldier from my hometown, Watertown, MA, to die in World War II. Darch was just 18 years old when he lost his life[...]

BERDZOR, ARTSAKH – Azerbaijani forces entered the Kashatagh or Lachin District, which contains the vital corridor connecting the Republic of Armenia to Artsakh, on December 1, while most Armenians evacuated the district. The corridor[...]