Caspian Energy Journal Caspian European Club
Saturday, 31 March 2018 00:15

Today is the day of genocide of the Azerbaijanis Featured

Since 1998 the Republic of Azerbaijan has been marking March 31 as the Day of genocide of the Azerbaijanis. This day dwelt in the national memory as a testimony of the tragic events that happened in the history of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijani people in the 20th century. The outrageous facts of mass killings, repression, expatriation of the Azerbaijanis from their native places are one of the tragic pages of the world history of XX century. Clear sign of Armenian nationalism that is delirious about creation of "Great Armenia" and use any ways for achievement of this goal is shown in this tragic history of the Azerbaijani nation, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the official website of the President of Azerbaijan.

In March-April 1918 the Armenians (gangs of the Dashnaks) killed more than 50 thousand Azerbaijanis, plundered their houses, drove tens thousands people out of their homes in Baku, Shemakha, Guba, Mugan, Lenkoran. Only in Baku about 30 thousand Azerbaijanis were killed with particular brutality, 58 villages were destroyed, about 7 thousand people were killed including 1653 women and 965 children in Shemakha district. 122 Moslem villages were destroyed in Guba district, more than 150 Azerbaijani villages were destroyed barbarously in upper part of Karabakh, 115 villages - in Zangezur district, terrible massacre were implemented against population without any distinction in sex and age.


Read 747 times