Azerbaijan demonstrates photo exhibition of Khojaly Massacre in Israel

12 April 2013 - 12:21pm


by Peter Lyukimson, Israel. Exclusively for Vestnik Kavkaza

The Azerbaijani photo exhibition of Khojaly Massacre has arrived in Afula (Israel). The exhibition started at the Museum of Diaspora of the Tel Aviv University, supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, STMEGI and the Justice for Khojaly Company. It was organized by the Israel-Azerbaijan International Association (AZIZ).

Afula Mayor Avi Elkabets, his deputy Boris Yudis, heads of public organizations, journalists and local residents arrived for the exhibition at Beit Poznak.

Yegyan Salman, director of the AZIZ cultural center of Azerbaijan, described the events of February 25-26, 1992, and history of Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Tofik Alibekov, a local from Afula, described the story of his son’s being a hostage of Armenian militants in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The exhibition in Afula will continue until late April and will then move to a different Israeli city.


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