Elderly Armenian Woman Guards Home

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    A 106-year-old woman sits in front of her home guarding it with a rifle, in Degh village, near the city of Goris in southern Armenia. Armed conflicts took place in and around nearby Nagarno-Karabakh, a territory in Azerbaijan also claimed by Armenia.
    Photo ID 75187. 01/01/1990. Degh, Armenia. UN Photo/Armineh Johannes. unmultimedia.org/photo/

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    1. david schweitzer 18 months ago | reply

      Unique, striking image!

    2. HovoYerevan 18 months ago | reply

      Տատի եմ ասել:

    3. HovoYerevan 18 months ago | reply

      Sure, Azerbaijan is fake. Nobody even argues that. A country that didn't exist before 1918 can't be considered real in no terms.

    4. oilrockz 18 months ago | reply

      you see this is the whole problem. you feel entitled to the whole South Caucasus and disrespect , hate and even DENY the history of existence of your neighbors. you are no better than a Nazzi. Armenia is responsible for 850,000 Azeri refugies.

    5. Lucas de Soto 18 months ago | reply

      Hey everyone, lets argue politics incessantly on flickr like teenagers. Isn't there a better medium to argue, if there is an online forum or site that is truly neutral, please recommend us there instead of using the comments section of this photo as a personal soapbox/battle ground.
      Moreover oilrockz, yes you, if you are going to accuse people here of every mistake their country has ever made (no country's foreign policy is without fault, and as a country grows politically and economically, it's involvement in the affairs of other countries grows as well, as seen by China's foreign policy in the last 15 years) at least back your statements up with news articles and photos. Is there a book or article we should read, or are you just going to insult everyone from afar as a little girl.

      As a proud Latin American, I am completely neutral in this entire affair, and living in a country ravaged by a civil war started by the United States, I feel your pain and anger. I ask though what are you going to do? If you feel so strongly about this issue, is this really the place, or are you actually going to do something about it like start a million man march in Baku or join activist causes.
      keyboard warriors are rarely listened to seriously.

    6. Tetley T 17 months ago | reply

      Special image.

    7. Smith-Bob 16 months ago | reply

      Incredible. Great photo.

    8. oilrockz 16 months ago | reply

      its a fake story.

    9. Rod_1988 16 months ago | reply

      Seriously... how epic is this picture? Amazing!!!

    10. oilrockz 16 months ago | reply

      except that its staged and the story is a total BS.

    11. Ananun 16 months ago | reply

      Stop spamming.

    12. oilrockz 15 months ago | reply

      it's a staged manipulative picture.

    13. AleSSandrouS 14 months ago | reply

      Armenian people have suffered allot... You can see it in her eyes. Wonderful picture
      ~ Commented with Flickr Studio for iPad.

    14. KevinSmithhurrdurr 10 months ago | reply

      Get over your own self.

    15. mickeyjames2 8 months ago | reply

      The photo is captured nicely and the way the old women is holding the rifle for safeguarding her house seems great, I like it a lot.

    16. Rabari-Fan 7 months ago | reply

      tremendous image of power & fragility

    17. FilmFlamMan 3 weeks ago | reply

      I like the picture, but have to believe it's staged.

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