On 23rd February, “Justice for Khodjaly” conference, organized by Reformist Youths Public Union, was held in Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University. Made a welcome speech in the conference, chairman of RYPU Mr. Farid Shahbazli gave short information about the “Khodjaly Genocide” and spoke about the work done for recognition of armenian brutality in the world. Then, a short documentary film about the Khodjaly Genocide was shown.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Istanbul Yeni Yuzyil University Dr. Azmi Ofluoglu, rector Prof. Dr. Yashar Hacisalihoglu, Head of Foreign News Department of NTV Channel of Turkey Mr. Ahmet Yeshiltepe, Member of Parliament of Azerbaijan Mr. Elshan Musayev, Honoured artist of Azerbaijan Mrs. Aybaniz Hashimova and other guests spoke at the conference.
Then, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Mr. Ahmad Shahidov made a speech about the work done for the sake of recognition of Khodjaly Genocide and current double standards in the West. Human rights defender stressed that the Christian Europe always approaches to Turkish-Muslim World from point of double standards and said that it is necessary to have a strong state, a strong army and a strong leader to restore the historical justice. Turkey and Azerbaijan are key countries in the region, said Ahmad Shahidov and wished the whole Turkish World to operate together and become a centre of power.
At the end of his speech, Ahmad Shahidov sang his own poetry “I am Turk” and was applauded by the participants in the hall.