On the 1st January 2012, Ireland takes up the chairmanship of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and as Georgia’s Foreign Minister, Grigol Vashadze points out “ Ireland’s chairmanship faces a lot of challenges”. In recognition of… Read More ›
A selection of some of the key images for 2011 from demonstrations, travel and events.
This article is also available in Armenian I published a blog article on June 8th entitled “What does it mean to be Armenian?” in an attempt, after 4 visits to Armenia, to capture what I had concluded about the answer… Read More ›
The Nagorno-Karabakh Defence Army was formed in the early 1990’s to protect the remaining ethnic Armenians in the autonomous state. It patrols and protects the “line of contact” that describes the final positions of the Karabakhi and Azeri forces as… Read More ›
MORE ARTICLES ON ARTSAKH / NAGORNO-KARABAKH Peace talks led by the Kremlin, between Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan were held on 24th June 2011 in Kazan with the objective of securing agreement on the basic principles of a Nagorno-Karabagh conflict settlement…. Read More ›
Buried in the backstreets of Stepanakert, the capital of Nagorno-Karabagh, Vera Grigorian of the Union of Relatives of Warriors Missing in Action works tirelessly to continue to promote the cause of those families who still have no closure on the… Read More ›
The dying days of the Soviet Union and the effects of perestroika, together with the earthquake in 1988, and the war in Nagorno-Karabakh in the early 1990’s dealt a major body blow to Armenia. In the late 20th century, Armenia… Read More ›
Alot of this year has been about photographing various protests and demonstrations, especially the English Defence League, and associated organisations ( 16 different events with the EDL). Most latterly this has been dominated by the 3 student fees protests that… Read More ›