Press Releases

06/05/2016

Press Release: On 9 March, the multi-award-winning independent documentary Endless Corridor – a US/Lithuanian co-production – was shown at the long-established multi-disciplinary Parisian literary arts hub known as L’Entrepôt. The evening commemorated the victims of the Khojaly Massacre on 26 February 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992. The death toll included 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.

06/05/2016

Press Release: The evocative and nightmarish work Khojaly 613 brought down the curtain at a concert by the Paris-based Nomad Symphony Orchestra at the neo-Gothic Uranienborg Church in Oslo on 5 March. Performed as part of the Frankofonifestivalen 2016 festival – aimed at bringing Norway and Francophone nations together through cultural exchange and business connections ­­– the work was performed as part of a concert to commemorate the musical legacy of Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-George (1745–99).

06/05/2016

Press Release: On 4 March, the multi-award-winning independent documentary Endless Corridor – a US/Lithuanian co-production – was shown amidst the rococo carvings and mirrored walls of the 16th century Palazzo Borghese in Florence. The screening, organised within the Justice for Khojaly campaign, commemorated the victims of the Khojaly Massacre on 26 February 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992.

06/05/2016

Press Release: The Khojaly Commemoration Concert – held this year at St. Paul’s Church, Covent Garden – was broadcast on 6 March on London Live television to a potential prime time viewership of 190,000 in Greater London, and on satellite and cable (BARB statistics).

06/05/2016

Press Release: On 26 February, a fascinating academic debate took place at Humboldt University in Berlin, focusing on the expertise of renowned Professor Johannes Rau. The event commemorated 24th anniversary of the Khojaly Massacre in 1992 – the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, which claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims. The death toll included 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.

27/04/2016

Press Release: On 25 February, the victims of the Khojaly Massacre – the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, that claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992 – were commemorated at the multifunctional state-of-the-art exhibition facility The Seed at the Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul, within the international Justice for Khojaly campaign.

26/04/2016

Press Release: Following the latest bout of ferocious fighting between the Azerbaijani army and Armenian armed forces that took place between in early April, it was the Azerbaijani side that called a unilateral ceasefire. This was despite the fact that they had achieved considerable success, reclaiming three key strategic heights that had been used by the illegal Armenian military occupiers to shell Azerbaijani civilian targets – including camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees.

06/04/2016

Press Release: On 26 February – 24 years to the day after the tragic events in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly – a moving classical concert took place amidst the stunning neoclassical surroundings of the 17th century St. Paul’s Church in commemoration of the victims of the massacre in 1992.  This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh and claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992, including 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.

06/04/2016

Press Release: On 24 February, the horrific slaughter of the Khojaly Massacre was remembered in the UK Parliament through the medium of art with the presentation of the inaugural Khojaly Peace Prize.

06/04/2016

Press Release: On 25 February, a moving classical concert took place amidst the stunning 17th century classical surroundings of Cathédrale Saint-Louis des Invalides in Paris – the cathedral for the French armies – in commemoration of the victims of the Khojaly Massacre in 1992. This was the worst single atrocity of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh that claimed the lives of 613 civilian victims in 1992, including 106 women, 63 children and 70 elderly people.

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