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The following is a list of massacres und pogroms, which took place in the course of the Nagorno-Karabakh War between Armenians and Azerbaijanis.

Year Name Victims Casualty figures
1988 (February) Sumgait pogrom Armenians more than 31 killed; 150 heavily injured[1]
1988 (November) Kirovabad pogrom Armenians, Soviet soldier 8 killed[2]
1990 (January) Pogrom of Armenians in Baku Armenians up to 90 killed[3]
1992 (February) Khojaly Massacre Azerbaijanis up to 613 killed; 150 missing[4]
1992 (April) Maraga Massacre Armenians up to 53 killed; more than 100 kidnaped[5]


  1. Ein Volk, ein Land. DER SPIEGEL 13/1988
  2. Soviet Tells of Blocking Slaughter of Armenians: General Reports His Soldiers Have Suppressed Dozens of Massacre Attempts by Azerbaijanis. Los Angeles Times. 27 November 1988. Retrieved 24 August 2013
  3. Thomas de Waal: Black Garden - Armenia and Azerbaijan Through Peace and War. New York University Press, 2003, p. 90
  4. Letter from the Charge d'affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office. Retrieved 20 August 2013
  5. Caroline Cox, John Eibner: Ethnic Cleansing in Progress: War in Nagorno Karabakh. Institute for Religious Minorities in the Islamic World, 1993, p. 58

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