Guba Genocide Memorial Complex

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Quba Genocide Memorial Complex
Guba Genocide Memorial panoramic view.jpg
Established18 September 2013
LocationQuba, Azerbaijan
TypeMuseum, Genocide Memorial Complex

The Quba Genocide Memorial Complex (Azerbaijani: Quba Soyqırımı Memorial Kompleksi) is a museum in Quba, Azerbaijan, which was built between 2009 and 2013.[1] It is dedicated to the memory of victims of March Days and is now a museum and tourist destination under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

History[edit]

Informative plaque about Guba Mass grave

The construction of museum started in 2009, after discovery of mass burial in 2007.[1] Its mandate was to investigate the creation and maintenance of a memorial to victims of the Guba mass grave and an appropriate annual commemoration to them.

On September 18, 2013, president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev inaugurated the Guba Genocide Memorial Complex.[1][2]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Guba Genocide Memorial Complex". www.heydar-aliyev-foundation.org. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Genocide Memorial Complex opened in Guba". www.news.az. Retrieved 13 May 2014.