Austria, Vienna, Feb. 26 / Trend , A.Alaskarov/
Azerbaijani students and Azerbaijani Embassy in Vienna opened the Khojali victims stand in front of the Stephansdom Church in Vienna.
Armenian troops committed genocide in Khojali city with population of 7,000 on Feb. 26, 1992. There were about 3,000 people in the city during the occupation. Majority of the population had to leave the city due to the four-month siege.
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation provided photos, books, pamphlets and documentary film about dangerous events of Feb. 26, 1992 that were demonstrated on the eve of memory of Khojali Genocide.
A new Web site (www.justiceforkhojaly.org) was presented at the events. This web site will inform the international community about the truth of Khojali, as well as will assist to recognize the genocide legally and politically. Twenty students from different universities in Vienna attended the events.
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.
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