Pogroms of Armenians in Baku

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Armenia -- Broken khachkar (headstone) in Noradus medieval cemetery, Noradus village, 2007 (c) www.ditord.com

Twenty years ago today seven-day pogroms broke out against Armenians in Baku, with various sources citing a death toll of 48 to 400. Tens of thousands of Armenians, or, according to some Armenian sources, as many as 200 thousand were exiled from their homes. Baku was effectively cleaned of Armenians. Evidence suggests, that the action was organized by Azerbaijani authorities, as the attackers had lists of Armenians and their addresses.
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