Poland commemorates Khojali victims
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 26 / Trend , N.Abdullayeva/
Poland commemorated the Khojali tragedy victims.
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation provided photos, books, pamphlets and a documentary film describing the Khojali Genocide. They were demonstrated at an event dedicated to Khojali victims organized by the Azerbaijan Embassy in Egypt, the diplomatic mission told Trend .
Armenian troops committed genocide in Khojali on Feb. 26, 1992. The tragedy began early morning.
Within hours, over 600 unarmed Azerbaijani citizens were killed. Among them were 106 women and 83 children. About 1,000 people were disabled by shots; 8 families were fully destroyed. A total of 25 children lost both of their parents and 130 children lost one of them. About 1,275 people were taken prisoner. Around 150 people went missing.
With the assistance of Azerbaijani Ambassador to Egypt Faig Bagirov, the Egyptian Nile Akhbar television channel showed a documentary film titled, "The Destroyed Town," about Khojali on Feb. 26.
A new Web site (www.justiceforkhojaly.org) opened to draw the attention of the international community to the Khojali Genocide.
The "Justice for Khojali" campaign was presented during the event. The campaign was initiated by OIC Youth Forum General Coordinator for Inter-culture and Inter-civilizations Dialogue Leyla Aliyeva.
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