Nagorno-Karabakh

Updated 20/05/2021

On 28 September Azerbaijan began air and ground attacks across the disputed Armenian-controlled enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Fighting continued until 9 November, when a peace deal involving Armenia, Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation to end the military conflict was brokered by the OSCE Minsk Group.

2021 Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC) Report

The SHCC identified 13 incidents of violence against or obstruction of health care in the Nagorno-Karabakh region in 2020. In these incidents health facilities were damaged and health workers killed and injured.

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Health Care

During the six-week conflict, hospitals were damaged and health workers killed and injured.

Both sides in the conflict were accused of using banned cluster bombs. Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces using aerial bombing, missiles and shelling were both named as perpetrators of violence against or obstruction of health care in Nagorno-Karabakh. Data