Azerbaijan`s Diplomatic Representation to Bosnia and Herzegovina has organized an event to commemorate the victims of the Black January tragedy happened 25 years ago in Baku.
The victims had been commemorated by a minute of silence on January 20.
The speakers told about the history of the tragedy, Azerbaijani people`s struggle for independence and freedom, causes and consequences of the tragedy.
Black January also known as Black Saturday or the January Massacre, was a violent crackdown in Baku on January 19–20, 1990, pursuant to a state of emergency during the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
The event participants watched a documentary on the Black January.