Printer Friendly

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.

SHOT LIST

Friday, February 27, 2014 SOURCE: CIHAN

Turkish and Azeri people

Poster of Sargsyan

Slogans shouted

People with Turkish and Azerbaijani flags

Duration: 04: 13

CyHAN

Copyright 2015 Cihan News Agency. All right reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( Syndigate.info ).

COPYRIGHT 2015 SyndiGate Media Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2015 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Cihan News Agency (CNA)
Geographic Code:1U2NY
Date:Feb 27, 2015
Words:192
Previous Article:Botswana to host Mozambique in deciding Basketball Championship qualifier.
Next Article:Austrians tap more forms of transportation.
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters