Stories

The Story of Aghavni, Displaced From Artsakh

Aghavni was a woman who had spent her entire life in the village of Karmir, nestled in the lush green hills of Artsakh. The village was her home, filled with warm memories of family and friends, and she had always felt safe and secure there. That was until the war erupted, and everything changed in a matter of days.
Aghavni and her family had been forced to flee their beloved village as quickly as possible, leaving behind their homes, their possessions, and most devastating of all, their sense of safety. As they packed their cars with whatever they could grab, they knew they had to escape the violence that had crept up on them like a nightmare.

Remembering Nver and Michael

It is with great lament that we report the heinous crime committed by Azerbaijan soldiers in the murder of two innocent children, Nver and Michael, aged just 8 and 10 years old. The children were mercilessly targeted as they tried to hide in shelters.
The attack, which occurred on September 19, 2023, was executed with brutal precision, as the soldiers launched their deadly assault using heavy artillery. The young souls were caught off guard, unable to protect themselves from the ruthless aggression of their assailants. Both boys died instantly in the attack, their lives cut short by those who were meant to protect them.

An Unbelievable Journey: The True Story of a 12-Year-Old Hero

During the devastating conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, emerged an awe-inspiring tale of an unlikely hero: a 12-year-old boy. While the land was engulfed in violence and uncertainty, this young boy stepped forward, shattering the constraints of age and circumstance, to become the true savior of his family.
Driven by an unwavering determination and an unparalleled sense of responsibility, the boy embarks on an extraordinary journey. With his family's safety hanging in the balance, he takes it upon himself to lead them to safety in an arduous drive spanning an exhausting 45 hours. From the war-torn lands of Artsakh, through treacherous mountain roads and forlorn terrains, he navigates a path of physical and emotional trials, pushing the boundaries of his resilience.

ARTSAKH IS ALMOST COMPLETELY DEPOPULATED

In the aftermath of last week’s devastating fuel depot explosion and the Azerbaijani attack on Artsakh on September 19, Artsakh President Samvel Shahramanyan, along with a group of dedicated officials, has made a heartfelt commitment to remain in Stepanakert until every lost and missing soul is found. With immense compassion, they tirelessly continue the search for those affected by these tragic events.
Hoping to ensure the safety and well-being of former Artsakh leaders and renowned figures, Shahramanyan boldly expressed his intention to negotiate with the Azerbaijanis, seeking to secure their peaceful passage to Armenia.