Maragha, or Maraga is located today in the Tartar rayon of Azerbaijan, the city was ravished by the Nagorno-Karbakh war. It is known for the massacres that occured during the Nagorno-Karabakh war.

Nagorno-Karabakh War Edit

Maragha was a village that was known for a massacre which did not reach world headlines. A estimated 45 Armenians had died in gruesome ways. The CSI mission in Nagorno-Karabakh which took place in April, news had came in that a village in the north near to the Mardakert area, was overrun by Azeri-turks, by April ten, many civilians had been killed. A number of people from a group went to collect evidence and found a village with survivors who were in state of shock, their houses were burned and still smoking, with remains of corpses. 45 people had been killed and another 100 were missing. The group wanted to verify their stories, the delegation talked to the villagers asking if they would exhume the bodies which had been buried to collect evidence, In great depression and sadness they did, photographs were to be tooken of the decapitated bodies. Later they were asked to publicist the tradegy, they people replied and were reluctant to do so, "we Armenians are not very good at showing our grief to the world".

References Edit

*Ethnic Cleansing in Progress: War in Nagorno Karabakh - Caroline Cox, John EibnerEdit
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