The Beatings of the Armenians of Gandzak

The Beatings of the Armenians of Gandzak by Order of Nicholas II – June 12, 1903

On June 12, 1903, the decree of Nicholas II on the confiscation of property of the Armenian Church was issued. At the call of Catholicos Mkrtich I Vanetsi (Khrimyan Khayrik, Armenian: Մկրտիչ Ա Վանեցի – Խրիմյան Հայրիկ), the Armenians of the Caucasus came out to fight against this decision. In the Transcaucasia, demonstrations and armed …

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