Azerbaijani 50 diplomatic offices to mark Khojali genocide under Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s support
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 19 / Trend , J.Babayeva/
Almost 50 Azerbaijani diplomatic offices in foreign countries will mark the 17th anniversary of Khojali genocide under the Heydar Aliyev Foundation's support.
Commemoration ceremonies on Khojali genocide will take place in Washington, New York, Warsaw, London, Hague, Dubai, Kiev, Moscow, Berlin, Strasbourg, Brussels, Bucharest, Geneva, Ankara, Istanbul Prague, Paris and Tbilisi, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation told Trend on Feb. 19.
The Khojali genocide film shot by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and photos of the Armenian barbarism will be demonstrated during the commemoration ceremonies. Moreover, works selected from the painting competition Khojali genocide from children's viewpoint among secondary schools and kindergartens announced by the foundation will be exhibited in the commemoration ceremonies.
The Collection of Karabakh Realities and a book, titled "War Against Azerbaijan: Targeting Cultural Heritage" by the foundation will be presented at the commemoration ceremonies, as well.
The collection of Karabakh Realities gives an opportunity to obtain comprehensive information regarding the history of Karabakh, outbreak of the conflict, Khojali genocide, consequences of the Armenian aggression, activities of the Armenian terrorist organizations against Azerbaijan. Being published in English, French, Russian, German and Hungarian, the collection has been disseminated to many countries worldwide.
Prepared in English, the book "War against Azerbaijan: Targeting Cultural Heritage" provides comprehensive information on acts of vandalism committed by the Armenians against Azerbaijan's national and historical monuments.
On the night of February 25, 1992, Armenian separatists seized the Khojali settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh.
Within hours, over 600 unarmed Azerbaijani citizens were killed. Among them were 106 women and 83 children. The massacre continued for days, while the Armenian separatists killed their hostages and cut the heads off of Azerbaijani military personnel. A total of 487 people were left disabled and 1,275 people were taken prisoner. The fate of 150 people remains unknown.
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