Trend's ‘When Words Freeze’ film screened in Tbilisi
Georgia, Tbilisi, Feb. 25 /Trend, J.Babayeva/
Organized by NGO 'Georgia - my homeland', an event was conducted in Tbilisi at 'Caucasian house' dedicated to the 19th anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy. The event was attended by representatives of Azerbaijani NGOs of Georgia, Azerbaijani students, representatives of the Georgian intelligentsia.
During the event, was organized a photo exhibition reflecting the victims of the tragedy, and a film taken by Trend International News Agency "When words freeze...".
Participants of the event paid a minute's silence to honor the victims of Khojali tragedy. Chairman of NGO 'Georgia - my homeland' Ali Babayev spoke about the history of the tragedy.
The film "When words freeze..." ("Sözün bitdiyi zaman") was produced by AMI TREND as part of project of the State Support for Media Development Fund under the Azerbaijani President.
The storyline is devoted to paintings of historical chronology of the genocide policy carried out by Armenians against Azerbaijanis, for many years. The film tells of the atrocities committed by Armenians during the occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh - the last stage of the Armenian vandalism. The people who witnessed the atrocities committed by Armenians spoke to the film.
The Armenian military forces committed genocide in Khojaly on Feb. 26, 1992. More than 600 people were killed, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old men. A total of 1,000 civilians were disabled during the genocide. Eight families were annihilated, 130 children lost one parent, and 25 lost both. Additionally, 1,275 peaceful residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 remains unknown.