Article on 20th anniversary of Khojaly genocide published in Hungarian newspaper
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 27 / Trend E.Mehdiyev /
An article on the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide has been published in the Hungarian newspaper, Azerbaijani Embassy in that country told Trend on Monday.
In the "Nepsava" Hungarian newspaper article by journalist Attila Inasha Chernai titled "Anniversary of Karabakh hell" and dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide has been published.
In order to prepare an objective material on the 1992 events the correspondent visited Azerbaijan and met with survivors of the Khojaly horror.
The journalist in his article showed the atrocities of the armed forces of Armenia and the 366th Motorized Rifle Regiment of the former Soviet army.
"Despite all the appeals of international organizations, Armenia is still occupying 20 percent of the Azerbaijani lands. During the war 20,000 Azerbaijanis were killed, 50,000 injured, as a result of a humanitarian disaster more than one million people fled their homes and now live in Azerbaijan as refugees," the author noted in his article.
In his article Attila Inasha Chernai also shared his impressions of participation in an international conference organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Hungary on February 16 in connection with the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, and a short meeting with the Ombudsman of Azerbaijan Elmira Suleymanova.
The Armenian military forces committed genocide in Khojaly on Feb. 26, 1992. Some 613 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.