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Azerbaijan Martyrs Day

Azerbaijan Martyrs Day

Azerbaijan Martyrs Day


January 20

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Jan 20, Azerbaijan: Martyrs Day

Martyrs’ Day (Azerbaijani: Qara Yanvar) is a national holiday in Azerbaijan. It may also be known as ‘the Day of the Nationwide Sorrow’.

This public holiday commemorates Black January (1990) when Soviet troops entered Baku and killed more than 130 civilians

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