The agreement introduces a number of novel terms that have not previously been included in any cease-fire—all considered successes for Azerbaijan and Russia, but not necessarily for Armenia.
Anoush Baghdassarian is a JD Candidate at Harvard Law School. She has a Master’s in Human Rights Studies from Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Genocide Studies from Claremont McKenna College. She is Co-founder of the Rerooted Archive, documenting over 200 testimonies from Syrian-Armenian refugees who have fled Syria in the last ten years. She has a career focus on transitional justice and international criminal law and some of her work experiences include interning as an advisor to the Armenian Permanent Mission to the UN, and serving as an upcoming visiting professional at the International Criminal Court.
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A war broke out on Sept. 27 in the mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh, reigniting a century of conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia.