Year 2018, Volume 1 , Issue 3, Pages 147 - 162 2018-12-17

COSTLY INDEPENDENCE FOR OIL-RICH AZERBAIJAN: KHOJALY MASSACRE. WHY COULD IT BE CONSIDERED AS GENOCIDE?
COSTLY INDEPENDENCE FOR OIL-RICH AZERBAIJAN: KHOJALY MASSACRE. WHY COULD IT BE CONSIDERED AS GENOCIDE?

Anar MURADOV [1]


Republic of Azerbaijan gained its independence on October 18, 1991 from the USSR. During the beginning of its independence twenty percent of Azerbaijani territories (Nagorno-Karabakh and its surrounding regions) were occupied by Armenian armed forces. The genocide in Khojaly town was one of the bloodiest pages in Azerbaijani history, where Armenian troops massacred Azerbaijanis in order to achieve their ethnic cleansing policies. Referring to the United Nation Convention on the Prevention of the Punishment of Genocide (1948) and the Rome Statute (1998) it can be defined that the act of the illegal occupation of Khojaly by the Armenian armed forces by killing ethnic groups and forcibly transferring children of the group to another group with a goal to eliminate could be considered as genocide. The paper will focus on the brutal actions done by Armenian Government during its occupation and address how international community responds to the event occurred in Khojaly. 

Azerbaycan Cumhuriyeti, 18 Ekim 1991'de SSCB'den ayrılarak bağımsızlığını kazanmıştır. Bağımsızlığın başlangıcında, Azerbaycan topraklarının yüzde yirmisi (Dağlık Karabağ ve çevresi) Ermeni silahlı kuvvetleri tarafından işgal edilmiştir. Hocalı kentinde, Ermeni askerlerinin etnik temizlik politikalarını gerçekleştirmek için Azerbaycanlıları katlettiği bu soykırım Azerbaycan tarihinin en kanlı sayfalarından biriydi. Soykırımın Önlenmesi Hakkında Birleşmiş Milletler Konvansiyonu'na (1948) ve Roma Statüsüne (1998) atıfta bulunarak, Hocalı kentinin Ermeni silahlı kuvvetleri tarafından etnik grupları öldürerek ve bu etnik grupların ortadan kaldırılması hedefiyle bir grubun çocuklarını zorla başka bir gruba transfer etmek gibi yasadışı işgal eylemi soykırım olarak düşünülebilir. Makale Ermenistan Hükümeti tarafından işgal sırasında yapılan acımasız eylemlere odaklanacak ve uluslararası toplumun Hocalı'da meydana gelen olaya nasıl tepki verdiğini ele alacaktır.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Political Science
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-5259-4424
Author: Anar MURADOV
Country: Azerbaijan


Dates

Publication Date : December 17, 2018

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APA Muradov, A . (2018). COSTLY INDEPENDENCE FOR OIL-RICH AZERBAIJAN: KHOJALY MASSACRE. WHY COULD IT BE CONSIDERED AS GENOCIDE? . Academic Review of Humanities and Social Sciences , 1 (3) , 147-162 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/arhuss/issue/41272/479356
MLA Muradov, A . "COSTLY INDEPENDENCE FOR OIL-RICH AZERBAIJAN: KHOJALY MASSACRE. WHY COULD IT BE CONSIDERED AS GENOCIDE?" . Academic Review of Humanities and Social Sciences 1 (2018 ): 147-162 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/arhuss/issue/41272/479356>
Chicago Muradov, A . "COSTLY INDEPENDENCE FOR OIL-RICH AZERBAIJAN: KHOJALY MASSACRE. WHY COULD IT BE CONSIDERED AS GENOCIDE?". Academic Review of Humanities and Social Sciences 1 (2018 ): 147-162
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Vancouver Muradov A . COSTLY INDEPENDENCE FOR OIL-RICH AZERBAIJAN: KHOJALY MASSACRE. WHY COULD IT BE CONSIDERED AS GENOCIDE?. Academic Review of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2018; 1(3): 147-162.
IEEE A. Muradov , "COSTLY INDEPENDENCE FOR OIL-RICH AZERBAIJAN: KHOJALY MASSACRE. WHY COULD IT BE CONSIDERED AS GENOCIDE?", Academic Review of Humanities and Social Sciences, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 147-162, Dec. 2018