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On February 27, 2017 Armenian writer and publicist Bakur Karapetyan held a meeting with ArSU students and lecturers. The initiative belonged to the Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs of Artsakh.

B. Karapetyan spoke about Sumgait massacres of 1988, after which the participant watched a documentary film dedicated to the victims of the genocide of the Armenians in Sumgait.

P.S. The genocide of the Armenians in Sumgait was organized and executed on Soviet Azerbaijani high governmental level from February 27-29, 1988. A month later the author of the book, Armenian writer and publicist Bakur Karapetyan personally visited Sumgait (from March 27-April 5), shot videos of the sites of atrocities, held meetings and interviews with various representatives of the Azerbaijani authorities guilty for the crime against humanity. He met and interviewed also local Armenians and other nationalities who suffered during the inhuman acts of the Azerbaijani slaughterers.