A book-album entitled “January 20: A bloody and glorious page of our history”, a joint project of the Public and Political Affairs Department of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration and AzerTAc, has been published on the eve of the 25th anniversary of January 20 events, SIA reports quoting the AzerTac.
Project managers are head of Public and Political Affairs Department of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration, professor Ali Hasanov and AzerTAc`s Director General Aslan Aslanov.
The publication includes hundreds of photos depicting the tragedy. The book can be useful for current and future generation of Azerbaijan and for those who presented a Nobel Peace Prize to Mikhail Gorbachov, who was the main person behind this mass slaughter committed in Baku.
The book-album presents - in a chronological order - the facts about the causes of the January 20 events, socio-political tension in Azerbaijan, groundless territorial claims of Armenia and their efforts to annex Nagorno-Karabakh, sly policy of the former Soviet leadership against Azerbaijani people. The book features several sections, including “Road to January 20”, “Information blockade”, “Bloody statistics”, “Day of farewell”, “Shahids” and “Alley of Shahids – a sacred place”. The photos were taken from the archives of AzerTAc and outstanding photographers.