Italian people informed about Khojaly tragedy

Italian people informed about Khojaly tragedy
# 27 February 2015 10:34 (UTC +04:00)

Baku – APA. Yesterday the action of protest was held within the framework of “Justice for Khojaly” international awareness campaign in Rome, Italy.

Press service of the Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation told APA that the aim of the action, co-organized by the Azerbaijan embassy in Italy and Azerbaijan-Italy Youth Association, has been to inform the Italians as well as foreign tourists about Khojaly tragedy.

During the action the Azerbaijani students dressing T-shirts with the slogan “Justice for Khojaly” have drawn the attention of people in the central streets of Rome to the atrocities committed against innocent inhabitants of Khojaly 23 years ago. Besides pictures were demonstrated and brochures in Italian and English languages were disseminated that reflect about the tragedy. Students carrying a banner titled “Light a Fire to Fight the Liar” informed the Italians about the Khojaly genocide and answered their questions.

“Justice for Khojaly” International Awareness Campaign was initiated by Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, the vice-president of the Haydar Aliyev Foundation and the General Coordinator for Intercultural Dialogue of the Islamic Conference Youth Forum for Dialogue and Cooperation in 2009 and currently is being successfully implemented in over 50 countries worldwide. As a result of the Campaign aiming at achieving political, legal and moral appraisal for the Khojaly tragedy on international level the Khojaly massacre recognized as a genocide and crime committed against humanity by the parliaments of the different countries as well as by the Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of OIC member countries and the Parliamentary Unions of the Organization of Islamic Conference.

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