Genocides of azerbaijanis

Agdaban Tragedy

30 years have passed since the occupation of Kalbajar district of Azerbaijan.Aghdaban tragedy, which was perpetrated by Armenian armed forces a year before the occupation of Kalbajar, is one of the bloody pages of the aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan.

Massacres in Zangazur

 

Zangazur is one of large territories of present Armenia where Azerbaijanis historically lived. Basing on scientific sources, historical past Zangazur and its districts in a historical sketch of the Azerbaijanis living in Armenia is given.

The massacres of 1905-1906

The scenario of the massacres that were committed against Azeri Turks at the beginning of 20th century in Caucasus, especially in the area of present Armenia, was based on the experience that Armenians gained at the end of 19th century in South Anatolia.

More than two-thirds of the Muslim population of Yerevan province, had either been killed or forced to flee

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During the world war, Russian military power kept any recurrence of the 1905 troubles between Armenians and Azeri Turks from breaking out. However, strife arose once again during the Russian Revolution when Russian power disappeared. The population of the largest city of Azerbaijan, Baku, was made up primarily of Turks, Armenians, and Russians. Because of the highly developed oil industry in Western Transcaucasia, Baku was an industrialized city and had a large class of industrial workers. The effects of the Russian Revolution thus were seen in Baku more than in the rest of the Transcaucasian region. The city was ruled by a revolutionary government (the so-called Baku Commune) in which most power was held by the Dashnak Party and the Bolsheviks.