"... over 100 Azerbaijani soldiers armed with sledgehammers, dump trucks, and cranes [...] destroyed the sacred site, pounding the intricately carved sacred medieval headstones into rubble and then dumping their pulverized remains into the river.
As a protector of global heritage, UNESCO should speak out against Azerbaijan’s erasure of Armenia’s medieval Chistian past. Instead, UNESCO has not only avoided a public condemnation of this destruction but praised Azerbaijan as a “land of tolerance.”
This Year’s UNESCO Session Was an Insult to World Heritage