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Khojaly massacre protested in New York.

NEW YORK (CyHAN)- A protest was held by a large group of Turkish and Azerbaijani people in New York on the 23rd anniversary of tragic Khojaly massacre which was committed by Armenian armed forces in On February 25-26, 1992.

People gathered at Dag Hammarskjold Park located opposite of the UN office on Thursday. The crowd called on to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan saying that Khojaly massacre is a war crime. People also summoned UN and world to see the massacre as a crime against humanity.

Some 613 people were killed, 1,000 civilians of different age became invalid as a result of bullet wounds during the Khojaly genocide. About 106 women, 63 children, 70 old men were killed. Eight families were completely annihilated, 130 children lost one parent, while 25 both lost both parents. 1,275 civilians were taken hostages, while the fate of 150 of them is still unknown.


Friday, February 27, 2014 SOURCE: CIHAN

Turkish and Azeri people

Poster of Sargsyan

Slogans shouted

People with Turkish and Azerbaijani flags

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Date:Feb 27, 2015
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