DAYS OF SORROW


Benelux countries to host “Khojaly week”

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Baku, February 19, AZERTAC

Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress (BAC) will hold a "Khojaly week" in Benelux countries from February 23 to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, according to the State Committee for Work with Diaspora.

Diaspora organizations in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg will arrange a series of events as part of the “Khojaly week”.

The events will feature demonstration of "Memory" film by director Vahid Mustafayev, "Hatred of fascism - Justice for Khojaly" sketch made by

students of Amsterdam and Rotterdam School of Mother Tongue.

On February 25, an awareness campaign will be launched by BAC Youth Coordinating Council in the Dutch cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Haarlem, Tilburq, Utrecht, Leeuwarden, Sneek and Heerenveen.

On February 26, BAC members will hold "Khojaly-23" campaign that will see them light candles in the Bakustraat Street in Rotterdam. They will also lay a wreath at the bas-relief of national hero of the Netherlands, Azerbaijani Mammad Mammadov, and at a memorial for victims of the Holocaust in Brussels.

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