February 7, 2023
Open letter to President Biden: Stop the second Armenian genocideBack to All
by Uzay Bulut, Research Fellow
The Armenian genocide was committed in 1915 by Ottoman Turkey. Around 1.5 million Armenians perished in the genocide.
One hundred and eight years later, the world is witnessing a second Armenian genocide, and tragically no one is taking action to stop it.
The victims are the indigenous Armenian Christians of the landlocked Armenian Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (also known as Artsakh) in the South Caucasus. The perpetrator is the government of Azerbaijan.
Since December 12, 120,000 Armenians living in Artsakh have been held hostage by the Azeri government within the borders of their ancestral land. The only road connecting Artsakh with the outside world (the Lachin Corridor) has remained blocked by Azerbaijan’s orchestration.