Black dastan – 37

On November 20, 2017 the event of our Museum, archive of State Security Service and State Border Service was held in our Museum. The event was devoted to 80th anniversary of political repression.
The repression started in 1920 and lasted more than 30 years is one of the most terrible tragedy in the history of Azerbaijan. Our intelligencia, writers, poets and political statesmen became the victims of the repression. By the end of 1937 the number of victims of repression reached 80 thousands.
New exhibits – the doors of prisons cell, the documents of the archive of State Security Service, exhibits from the fund of our museum were prersented at the exhibition.
On October 24, President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev signed an order to mark 135th anniversary of famous poet and dramatist Husein Javid. The corner devoted to Hussein Javid was presented for visitors in our exhibition.
Farida Shamsi, director of Azerbaijan Museum of Independence; Firdovsiyya Akhmedova, doctor oof philosophy in history, the chief of the historical department of State Academy of Public Administration; Solmaz Rustamova-Tohidi, professor, leading scientific researcher of the institute of history of National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan; Tufan Akhundov, the employee of the institute of Archeology and Enthnography of National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, Fuad Babyev, the employee of State Security Service spoke at the event.
Guests: historians, the employees of State Security Service and State Border Service and ohers.