Azerbaijan : “Life in a box”: Older people’s experiences of displacement and prospects for return in Azerbaijan

For three decades, over half a million Azerbaijanis who fled war with Armenia have endured the limbo of displacement. In 2020, renewed fighting resulted in Azerbaijan retaking huge swathes of territory. As the government plans for the return of hundreds of thousands of displaced people to those lands, older people, who often have strong attachments to their home communities, are likely to return in large numbers.

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