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Another ethnic cleansing could be underway – and we're not paying attention

By Nicholas Kristof

02 Sep 2023 · 3 min read

informed Summary

  1. In the midst of the Ukraine crisis, another country, Azerbaijan, is accused of committing crimes against humanity. The former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Luis Moreno Ocampo, has described the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, an ethnic Armenian enclave, as an ongoing genocide.

With its Russian torture chambers and slaughter of civilians, the war in Ukraine is horrifying enough. But what if another country is taking advantage of the distraction to commit its own crimes against humanity?

Meet Azerbaijan.

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