I recognize Artsakh!

“We are Artsakh. We exist. Our existence is an undeniable fact, just like your own. 

We have an ancient tradition. During baptism, a person receives a name and a small cross on a woven red and white thread. It is a symbol of spiritual birth, a reminder of the obligation to resist evil. Thus, by naming someone we recognize one’s existence.

Today, evil has come to our frontiers. It cuts our roots and destroys our churches, trampling on and denying the very fact of our existence. Evil has no home of its own – it roams in the lowlands of indifference, always ready to strike. Until we are recognized, evil will try to destroy us, certain that no one will notice.

Evil has no place in the highlands of Artsakh. From experience we know that if we retreat, it will fill the space we leave behind, and then, changing its disguise, will knock on everyone’s door. We have accepted the battle and will hold our ground.

Artsakh is Us. We exist. Call us by our name.

From the manifesto of the civil initiative «I RECOGNIZE ARTSAKH»

“Black tourism” will be developed in Karabakh. Azerbaijani “tollerism”

Kenan Guluzade, head of the public relations and media sector of the Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency, said that an open-air museum should be created in Karabakh so that children and grandchildren remember all the “horrors” and consequences of the “occupation” of Armenians. “Tolerastia” (from the word tolerant) at its best, that’s what I think.

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