Day archives: October 8th, 2021

Why Armenian Cultural Heritage Threatens Azerbaijan’s Claims to Nagorno-Karabakh

Why Armenian Cultural Heritage Threatens Azerbaijan’s Claims to Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan continues to erase Armenian history in favor of a discredited theory that the region’s Christian sites were made by a now-extinct group called Caucasian Albanians. Around 3am on September 27, my phone buzzed with messages that Azerbaijan had launched an aerial assault on Nagorno-Karabakh — the landlocked, mountainous enclave in the south Caucasus populated …