Dear readers, we are going on presenting you Esmira Orjova’s book named “Release us from captivity” part by part.
The kept of captive Azerbaijan citizens in invaded Azerbaijan territories and in Armenia as a result of annexationist politics of Armenians, the witness stories which affirm that captives were exposed to torture and agonies, also the facts collected due to the documents composed by international organization and representatives of opposite side are presented inthe book to readers.
Bakirov Elshan Zakir oglu was born in Chayarkhi village of Goychay district of Azerbaijan Republic in 1974. He took part in fights for Garabagh. On the 8th of February, 1993 Elshan was taken prisoner by Armenians during the fight for Mehmane village of Aghdara district.
According to the words of his mother Yusifova Farrukh Vahidali gizi who lived in Chayarkhi village of Goychay district, while searching for her son his front-line comrades heard that Elshan was taken prisoner and at that time he said “help me, Armenians take me, and I’m Bakirov Zakir oglu Elshan and I live in Chayarhi village of Goychay district”.
Bakirov Vugar Mahammadali oglu was born in Shilyan village of Kurdamir district of Azerbaijan Republic in 1973. On the 17th of May, 1992 he was called up for military service by the Military Registration and Enlistment Office of Kurdamir district. Vugar took part in fights for Aghdam. On the 19th of September, 1993 he
was taken prisoner by Armenians during the fight for Garakand village of Aghdam district.
His brother Bakirov Gorkhmaz Mamma-dali oglu who lived in Shilyan village of Kur-damir district wrote a statement that while searching for Vugar, his front-line comrades said that they didn’t see him after Armenians attack.
Kazimov Ahad Musa oglu who lived in Yaglivand village of Fuzuli district (now he lives in Allahyarli village of Beylagan district) wrote a statement that during the talks with Armenians, it’s known that Bakirov Vugar was alive and kept in Upper Garabagh.
Bandaliyev Khayal Elbrus oglu was born in Chobange-rekmez village of Kelbajar district of Azerbaijan Republic in 1986. On the 31th of March, 1992 during the day of Kelba-jar’s occupation his grandmother – Zeynalova Bashar Bayram gizi went to her daughter’s place in Arsik village. That day the Zeynalovs (25 men) by the car “KamAZ” (public plate-number 21-91) were taken hostages on the territory called Tunel of Kelbajar and kept in a hospital in Khankandi. That information was gives by Khayal’s mother Jalalova Sureyya Abbasali gizi who lived in Chobangerekmez village of Kelbajar district (now she lives in Mingechevir city, Azgres, Fazil Azimov street 1,ap.22).
That fact was confirmed by the mother of hostage Zeynalov Idris Majid oglu – Zeynalova Fitat Jalal gizi who lived in Kelbajar district (at present she lives in technical secondary school N 1 in Mingechevir city), Zeynalov Davud Museyib who lived in Kelbajar district (now he lives in Garadaghli village of Barda district) his 4 children who taken hostages, Aliyev Mushfig Nadir oglu who lived in Kelbajar district (at present he lives in a hostel of Young Cooperator Technical secondary school N 1 in Narimanov district of Baku), his parents and brother who were taken hostages.
Bashirov Fazil Arif oglu was born in Zangilan town of Azerbaijan Republic in 1967. On the 25th of October, 1993 sergeant Bashirov Fazil who worked at Zangilan Police department with 6 policemen: Guliyev Agil Mehrali oglu (sergeant), Guliyev llham Imamgulu oglu (sergeant), Ismayilov Ismayil Barat oglu (sergeant), Ismayilov Mohlet Bahram oglu (sergeant), Narimanov Elshad Avaz oglu (commander of subunit, senior sergeant), Pashayev Sabir Aziz oglu (lieutenant) were taken prisoners during the fight for Darzili village (the boundary district with Zangilan) of Jabrail district.
That fact was confirmed by their relatives: Pashayev Aziz Shukur oglu, Mam-madov Fakhraddin Mahammad oglu, Jafarov Gizilgul Imamgulu gizi, Narimanov Vidadi Avaz oglu and Gojayev Barat Ismayil oglu.
According to the information of Yusifov Farhad Umud oglu who returned from Armenian captivity and lived in Hamzali village of Gubadli district, the chief of Varseg-yan Eduard of Police Department of Gafan district showed him 7 policemen from Police Department of Zangilan district who taken prisoners and asked if he knew them.
Bilalov Nusret Hilal oglu was born in Goydallakli village of Agsu district of Azerbaijan Republic in 1969. In December of 1992 he was called up for military service by the Military Registration and Enlistment Office of Agsu district and sent to Zangilan district. On the 24th of December, 1992 Nusret was seriously wounded in head and taken hostages during the fight in Hayarak village of Zangilan district.
His sister Bilalova Mahira Hilal gizi who lived in Goydallakli village of Agsu district found out that information from the military unit.
Nusret’s former commander of battalion Jabrayilov Khagani Sardar oglu wrote a statement that during the fight in Hayarak village of Zangilan district 36 fighters were taken prisoners. On the 1st of January, 1993 Armenians connected and gave a list of 13 prisoners including Bilalov Nusret.
The brother of prisoner of war Osmanov Akram Mamedshah oglu -Osmanov Vagif Mammadshah oglu informed that Armenians connected with Azerbaijani military men by radio communication, he also took part with father and brother in it. Armenian side demanded 10 t petrol for each of 13 prisoners who kept in Gorus district of Armenia. Armenians demands weren’t realized and that’s why there was no information concerning Bilalov Nusret together with 12 prisoners.