Azerbaijani Irali public union to inform world community of Khojali Genocide
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 25 / Trend , J. Babayeva/
Azerbaijan's Irali public union will inform the world of the Khojali Genocide.
"Information about the Khojali Genocide in English, French, Italian and German will be sent to about 10,000 e-mail addresses including head of the leading governments, U.S. congressmen, senators and activists of the international organizations," Irali public union told Trend .
Irali will also organize debates on the genocide in the secondary school in Garadagh district, Sumgayit Turkish private lyceum and Tafakkur lyceum. Video about genocide's history will be displayed. Booklets about the Khojali Genocide will be circulated among schoolchildren.
On the night of Feb. 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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