Between 10-16 December 2005 over a hundred uniformed men destroyed the Djulfa cemetery using sledgehammers, cranes, and trucks.
An armenian medieval cemetery regarded as one of the wonders of the Caucasus has been
erased from the Earth in an act of cultural vandalism likened to the Taleban blowing up the
Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan in 2001.
|After it was destroyed |
|Armenian medieval khachkars. Jugha cemetry December 2005. Destroying of Armenian khachkars by azeri soldiers|