A tree-planting event has been held under the “Justice for Khojaly” international awareness campaign at the “Neftchiler” Park in Surakhani district, Baku.
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, initiator of the “Justice for Khojaly” campaign Leyla Aliyeva attended the event, which saw the planting of 613 trees to commemorate the victims of the Khojaly genocide.
More than 200 young people participated in the event.
The “Justice for Khojaly” international awareness campaign was initiated by Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva on May 8, 2008. The campaign aims to raise international public awareness of the Khojaly genocide, root causes and consequences of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the need for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of the Armenian armed forces from the Nagorno-Karabakh region and other occupied territories of Azerbaijan. The campaign’s activities are also directed towards honoring the victims and keeping their memories alive, particularly by constantly informing the younger generations and supporting the survivors and seeking ways to relieve their suffering.