Relevant paragraph of the resolution unanimously adopted by MPs from 54 countries, expresses support to the “Justice for Khojaly” International Awareness Campaign, initiated by Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, ICYF-DC General Coordinator for Inter-Cultural Dialogue, and recognizes Khojaly tragedy as an act of genocide and crime against humanity.
The resolution also includes a provision that urges the OIC Member States to take necessary measures to bring to justice the perpetrators of the genocide.
“Justice for Khojaly” International Awareness Campaign was launched in 2009 on the initiative of Leyla Aliyeva, Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, ICYF-DC General Coordinator for Inter-Cultural Dialogue. It is being carried out in more than 50 countries. As a result of the campaign, the Khojaly tragedy was recognized by a number of the world's parliaments, OIC Council of Foreign Ministers and Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States as crime against humanity and “act of genocide”.