IICR and Azerbaijan Embassy Organize Seminar on Khojaly genocide

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Islamabad Institute of Conflict Resolution (IICR) in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan will organize a Seminar on “Bombardments, Massacres, Genocides. Crimes Against Humanity” in Islamabad on Monday.

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi will grace the event as the Chief Guest.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan H.E Ali Alizada among other dignataries will also address the audience at the Seminar.

The Seminar has been dedicated to the 29th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide occurred on February 26, 1992.

On February 26, 1992, the Armenian military units carried out an act of genocide against the 7,000 population of Azerbaijan’s Khojaly town, killing over 600 people and injuring 1,000 further.