Azerbaijan

Targeted Groups
Perpetrators
Alert Status
Genocide Stage(s)
  • Armenians

  • Azerbaijani Government & Armed Forces

  • Turkic Ultranationalists

Warning
Stage 8: Persecution, Stage 9: Extermination, Stage 10: Denial
Archaeological Map

Country Overview

CIA World Factbook

Details

In September 2020, Azerbaijan had invaded the sovereign territory of Artsakh. After a long and costly war, Azerbaijan has occupied half of Artsakh's territory and displaced thousands of ethnic Armenians. Azerbaijan has begun to attack destroy Armenian culture in heritage Artsakh and often uses hate speech to demonize and degrade ethnic Armenians.

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Page last updated:
6/23/2021

Resources

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Eyewitness Accounts: Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte Discusses the Baku Pogroms

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Azerbaijan's 'Ethnic Hatred' Theme Park Draws Ire, Imperils Reconciliation - RadioFreeEurope

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Why Scholars, Cultural Institutions Are Calling to Protect Armenian Heritage - Smithsonian Magazine