Series of documentaries
The new documentary «A century-long Genocide. Black January of Baku» is produced within the frameworks of «Ordinary Genocide» project, and is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Armenian pogroms in Baku. The film is based on interviews with refugees from Baku, recorded by a our project crew in United States.
This movie is an accusation. Accusation of a crime against humanity, committed in Soviet Azerbaijan on 27-29 February 1988. Accusation of committing a genocide, that was going on in Sumgait (half an hour drive from the capital – Baku) – free and unpunished. It is a commonly held opinion that Sumgait was a response to
The Baku pogrom was an anti-Armenian pogrom directed against the Armenian inhabitants of Baku, Azerbaijan SSR. From January 12, 1990, a seven-day pogrom broke out against the Armenians civilian population in Baku during which Armenians were beaten, tortured, murdered, and expelled from the city. There were also many raids on apartments, robberies and arsons. According to the Human Rights Watch reporter Robert Kushen, "the action was not entirely (or perhaps not at all) spontaneous, as the attackers had lists of Armenians and their addresses".The pogrom of Armenians in Baku was one of the acts of ethnic violence in the context of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, directed against the demands of the Nagorno-Karabakh Armenians to secede from Azerbaijan and unify with Armenia.
This film is an accusation. Accusation of a Genocide committed on April 10, 1992 in the village of Maragha in Nagorno-Karabakh. The Vice-Speaker oAvakyanf the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, Baroness Caroline Cox, who arrived in the village two days after the tragedy, named Maragha the contemporary Golgotha many times over. This is
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