President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin presents the “Pushkin” Medal to Leyla Aliyeva
A meeting in the follow-up of the Justice for Khojaly campaign has been held in Moscow, Islamic Conference Youth Forum reported.
The event co-organized by the Russia-Azerbaijan Youth Organization and ICYF began with presentation of Justice for Khojaly musical project. A rap song was sung by famous American rapper, Tony Blackman and Deyirman band of Azerbaijan.
Speaking at the event, initiator of the Justice for Khojaly campaign, chairman of the Russia Azerbaijani youth Organization Leyla Aliyeva told of the progress achieved during the campaign
“Our campaign marked a new era in its activity today as we start a new stage of sending appeals to the Heads of States, world parliaments and international organizations. Accomplishments we achieved last year make us confident of intensifying our campaign this year,” said Leyla Aliyeva.
Also speaking at the event were Secretary General of the ICYF Elshad Iskandarov, author of book “Karabakh diary “ Yuri Pompeyev and others.
The participants of the event signed a new petition to the US President, UN Secretary General, members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and European Parliament, calling on to recognize the Khojaly tragedy as an outrage on humanity and bring all genocide committers to trial.
The event was attended by over 500 people including students, Azerbaijani community, scientists and media.