On May 20, a protest action on the 17th anniversary of the Khordad events began in Berlin, the capital of Germany, Mahmud Bilgin, one of the organizers of the march told APA.
According to him, Azerbaijani national activists participating in the action organize a march towards the center of Berlin.
In the action, slogans in Azerbaijani, German and English about the events of Khordad are raised, posters are raised, and the perpetrators are condemned.
Note that on May 12, 2006, a cartoon depicting Turks as insects was published in the corresponding issue of "Iran", the official organ of the Iranian state. Protesting against this, Azerbaijanis started actions in the cities and towns where they live.
Soon after, mass protests began in cities such as Tehran, Zanjan, Tabriz, Urmia, Ardabil, Ahar, Hamedan, Kaleybar, Mugan, Miyane, Maragha, Khoy, Salmas, Khiyav, Goshachay, Sulduz and Marand.
In order to prevent the growth of the protests, the Iranian law enforcement agencies have started taking measures to stop the peaceful protests using force.
During the protests, more than 30 of our compatriots were killed by the Iranian regime's security forces, hundreds of people were injured, and many protestors were arrested.