Seymur is a journalist specialising in conflict studies who is experienced in cross-border monitoring and reporting. He has been working as a journalist for the last 15 years. He writes about conflicts, politics, international relations, human rights, and the media.
As soldiers on the frontline exchanged fire, artillery shells fell on the villages of Azerbaijan’s Tovuz District.
Many are stuck in legal limbo and find themselves unable to cover basic expenses. As the social aid regime is changing many fear life will get worse.
For a generation that grew up with the conflict, displaced and moving from place to place, the prospect of continuing bloodshed is especially tough.
Special education facilities are not available in most regions of the country — and this is no exception in the villages along the frontline.
Throughout the region there are debates around compulsory military service, in Azerbaijan, the debate centres around drafting only sons in the family.