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The  commemorative event dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was held at the Institute of Folklore

The commemorative event dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was held at the Institute of Folklore

26 February 2024, 16:28 / Conferences, assemblies

On the 26th of February in 2024 the commemorative event dedicated to the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was held at the Institute of Folklore of ANAS. Opening the event the Head of the Women’s Organization of the Institute, PhD in Philology, associate professor Aynur Ibrahimova brought to the attention that the Khojaly genocide was an integral part of the ethnic cleansing and occupation policy of Armenians against our people. First, the memory of the victims of the genocide was commemorated with a minute of silence. Then the documentary film “Khojaly scream” prepared by the Folklore Studio was demonstrated.

Head of the department of South Azerbaijan folklore, Doctor of Sciences in Philology, associate professor Matanat Abbasova noted that the Khojaly genocide was an inhumane crime. Scientific secretary of the Institute, PhD in Philology, associate professor Elchin Abbasov spoke about the policy of ethnic cleansing.

At the end of the event Head of department Dede Gorgud, Professor Ramazan Gafarli, Head of the department of Folklore of Turkic peoples, Professor Afzaladdin Asgar and PhD in Philology Gumru Shahriyar shared their impressions about the Khojaly genocide.