Author: Lauren Draper

Prayers4Peace: Armenia at War (Pt. II)

Armenia at War (Pt. II): Summary of the three-episode mini-course about Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan

By: Beth Seversen, PhD | Former Ambassador Warren Clark Fellow | Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP)



On September 23rd and October 4th last year, CMEP hosted a three-episode mini-course about Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Episode 2 is entitled “The Current Geo-Political Situation” and Episode 3 was a time of prayer for Armenia. Below is a synopsis.
Watch the full mini-course here.

Introduction 

I write today with tremendous anguish over the unfolding Armenian soft genocide and the ongoing displacement of 120,000 ethnic Armenians fleeing their homes and livelihoods in response to Azerbaijan’s military strikes and aggression on the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. 

Since December 22, 2022, the Lachin Corridor – the only road connecting the Artsakh region with Armenia – has been blockaded by Azerbaijani troops in violation of the Russian-brokered 2020 ceasefire agreement that called for opening all transport routes between Armenia and Azerbaijan and the termination of all hostilities between the two Republics in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Read more