Who benefits from Armenophobia in Azerbaijan?

“Principles” of Baku propaganda and Armenian phobia

I often raised and will raise this topic. The situation in Azerbaijan will never changes because of constant propaganda and anti-Armenian hysteria. The government apparently gave a clear instruction to do everything to blacken Armenians in eyes of the people and constantly support hatred.

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Century long Genocide. Black January in Baku

I will not write anything from myself. Just watch this video. I survived at that time, but how many could not?


This documentary film was created within in the project “Ordinary Genocide” and is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the pogroms of Armenians in the capital of Azerbaijan. The film was based on interviews with refugees from Baku, which were conducted by the project team in the US. The main conceptual idea of the film is the inseparable connection of the events of the early 20th century in the Ottoman Turkey with what happened to the Armenians in Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh. The stories of the refugees also reveal the previously unknown details of the pogroms of Armenians in Baku.

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The Two Faces of Azerbaijan’s Mr. Aliyev

President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan does a masterful political Jekyll and Hyde. A cable from the American ambassador to Baku released on WikiLeaks described him as a Michael Corleone-Sonny Corleone figure — referring, respectively, to the coolly calculating and the impetuously violent brothers of the “Godfather” mafia family. Mr. Aliyev is “pro-Western” in many of the ways the West admires: He is suave, well dressed and well spoken in English; he is ready to send his country’s ample supplies of oil and gas to Europe and to Israel; his Islam is moderate and modern; and he hosts lavish international events like the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 and the European Games to be held next June.

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