A television show dedicated to the Khojaly genocide was broadcast on February 23 by Raoul Contreras, a well-known journalist who worked in San Diego, California, USA. The program is part of the author’s program -The Contreras Report: International Edition, the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles told Report.
Contreras is the author of the books “Murder in the Mountains: War Crime in Khojaly and the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict” and “Armenian Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy” and has published numerous articles about Azerbaijan in several influential media outlets.
In the program, the journalist emphasizes that in February 1992, the Armenian armed forces attacked the Azerbaijani city of Khojaly, killing many people, including children and women. He also noted that Armenian executioners tortured Azerbaijanis in captivity.
Contreras called the Khojaly massacre genocide and described it as a crime against humanity.
The author informed about the books written by western writers about the Khojaly genocide. He also quoted a book written by the brother of Monte Melkonian, an Armenian terrorist from California who took part in the genocide, and an interview with former Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on the subject, noting how Armenians acknowledged the cruelties committed in Khojaly.
He stressed that the perpetrators of the Khojaly genocide had not been punished yet; many of them have been promoted to the level of national heroes in Armenia and hold high positions in the government.
The author then presented a short video about the atrocities committed in Khojaly by Khojaly witnesses.