On February 24, in the Cultural Center of the “Shehitlik-Mosque” the Azerbaijani Student Network, the German Azerbaijani Coordination Council in Berlin, the “DiTiB Sehitlik-Mosque” and “Azerbaijan House” jointly organized a memorial evening and held a photo exhibition on the anniversary of the Khojaly genocide.
The event was opened by the member of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Fuad Muradov. He welcomed the participants, apprised the history of Armenian occupation and talked about the effective measures taken by Azerbaijan side to deliver the truth of Armenian occupation to the world community. Then during the speech, Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Germany, Rizvan Nabiyev noted that, in order to reach the global awareness about Khojaly genocide, it is very important to do felicitous work with the native and international intellectuals and academic researchers. Following the event, the head of the Cultural Center of the “Sehitlik-Mosque” Ender Chetin and the businessman Hasan Babur, expressed their respect to the Azerbaijani martyrs killed in Khojaly genocide and pledged their support to the brother Azerbaijan nation.
The main part of the event was performed by Dr. Rufat Sattarov. He gave a presentation on “Religious symbolism in post-Soviet Azerbaijan, in the case of Khojaly genocide” and was followed with the wide and interesting discussion. In the end, attenders participated in the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition on Khojaly genocide that will last for two weeks in the Cultural Center of the “Sehitlik-Mosque”.