Rome, February 25, AZERTAC
A rally has been held outside the Italian parliament to commemorate the 24th anniversary of Khojaly genocide.
The rally participants included representatives of the Young Italian Researches Association on Azerbaijan and Caucasus (ASSAC), the European Association for cultural exchange between Italy and Azerbaijan (EURASIA), Azerbaijan-Italy Youth Association (AIYA), Azerbaijani Student Network (ASN) office in Rome, students and Azerbaijanis residing in the city.
The campaign aimed to increase awareness of the Italian society, parliamentarians, political circles, city residents and representatives of different nationalities living in Rome of Khojaly genocide, particularly the truth about the tragedy and the tortures committed by Armenians against innocent Azerbaijanis on that terrible night.
Brochures and booklets were distributed among Rome residents and tourists.
The rally participants signed a petition urging the Italian parliament and government to recognize Khojaly genocide.