In 2014 on February 21 in connection with the 22nd anniversary of Karadagli tragedy and Khojali massacre a march action “Towards Karabakh” was held under the leadership of the Aid Assosiassion to the Development of Civil Society in Azerbaijan (AADCSA) and “KarabakhINFO.com” international e-journal, with the support of Khojavend Region Executive Power. In the march action held in the place called Nargiztepe of Khojavend region other non-governmental organizations (NGO) included in AADCSA were present.
The action participants first held a meeting with the head of REP of Khojavend, Eyvaz Huseynov. Then with the participation of Khojavend inhabitants in the place called Nargiztepe, a wide-range remembering ceremony was held. The ceremony participants first visited the monument to the memory of the martyrs. After carnations were placed on the monument complex, the official part of the ceremony started. Firstly the martyrs’ memory was remembered with a minute of silence. The head of Khojavend REP Eyvaz Huseynov began the event with introductory words giving detailed information about the tragedy committed in Karadagli village. He noted that those wide-range crimes weren’t an event of last 20-25 years. Such tragedies have been committed by Armenians more than ones for ages and ages.
Then the vice-president of AADCSA Veli Alibeyov made a speech noting that the participation of the people in this event in military uniform shows that Azeri people are always ready to free the occupied territories. He also noted that the monument – complex established in the open air has great value in developing the spirit of patriotism in our country and expressed that such ceremonies would be repeatedly held in future.
The chief scientific recommender of “KarabakhINFO.com” e-journal, the philosophy professor on history sciences Maharram Zulfugarli calimed that he had written a book about Karadagli tragedy in 2010. He also added that his goal is to make the bravery-deed of those heroes known in the world.
The editor-in-chief of “KarabakhINFO.com” international e-journal Zaur Geriboglu gave detailed information about the e-journal he directed, specially emphasizing the significance of the informative struggle against Armenians in the period of information struggle.
The chairman of PC “The Regional Development Centre in Azerbaijan”, professor Chingiz Ismayilov noted that Nargiztepe is one of the valuable and strategically important part of Karabakh region of Azerbaijan. Every Azerbaijani must be proud of being brave in defending the territory integrity of Azerbaijan in front and they will free the occupied areas from Armenian invasion.
The chairman of the PC “The Observation of the Sites of Depriving from Freedom”, professor Kamil Salimov spoke noting that the crimes happened in Kradagli and Khojali are crimes against humanity.
The president of the Foundation “Human Rights XXI century- Azerbaijan” Shahin Jamalov noted that Karadagli and Khojali tragedies are in fact the heroic deeds of the Azerbaijan history. The youth being the future of Azerbaijan shouldn’t forget this history, they should always remember the martyrs who died for the integrity of their motherland, with great pride. The international society must prevent from discrimination and two-sided standards against Azerbaijan, they must hear the right voice of Azerbaijan.
Then the ceremony resumed in military unit N located in Agdam region. The participants of the event held a meeting with soldier and officer staff of the military unit. During the meeting with the leadership of “KarabakhINFO.com” e-journal the soldiers of the military unit were presented a lot of gifts.