Vandals of the 21st Century
A documentary by director Ashot Movsisyan shows that the war with Azerbaijan has taken its cultural toll. In Julfa, which is in the region of Nakichevan, a cemetery of thousands of Khachkars was hacked apart by soldiers from Azerbaijan's army with sledgehammers. The pieces of the 400-year old carvings were then put in trucks and dumped into a ravine. Much of the destruction was videotaped from a distance by Armenians.