Artsakh Blockade Flash Update with Gev Iskajyan - Ep 263, June 15, 2023
Armenian News Network Groong - June 15, 2023
Episode 263 | Recorded: June 15, 2023
Today Azerbaijan banned all humanitarian passenger and cargo through the Lachin Corridor, following shootings near the Hakari bridge that injured soldiers on both sides.
Pashinyan’s government is touting its Artsakh policy, that they have returned Artsakh to the negotiations table.
This week was the half year mark since Azerbaijan cruelly blockaded Artsakh from the outside world.
This week the Artsakh ombudsman’s office published its updated report of human rights violations against Artsakh citizens, including data from the blockade so far. Some of the main points include, and this is just a very high level summary, you can check the links in our show notes to find the actual data:
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Gev Iskajyan is the ANC Representative in Artsakh, Nagorno Karabakh.
Asbed is founder of the Armenian News Network Groong and co-founder of the ANN/Groong podcast.
Hovik Manucharyan is an information security engineer who moved from Seattle to Armenia in 2022. He co-founded the ANN/Groong podcast in 2020 and has been a contributor to Groong News since the late 1990s.