The Azerbaijani diaspora in Italy held a protest rally against the aggression of the occupying Armenian army against Azerbaijan. The permitted rally held in Rome strongly protested against the killing of civilians, including children and women, and the destruction of civilian objects as a result of rocket fire by the Armenian armed forces on the city of Ganja and other settlements far from the frontline of Azerbaijan.
Members of Italian-Azerbaijani Union and Italian-Azerbaijani Youth Association, representatives of the diaspora, as well as representatives of the Italian public - Chairwoman of the Italia-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce Manuela Traldy, President of the Naples-Baku Association Giuseppe Canillo, Professor of Sapienza University Daniel Pomyer Vinselli also took part in the action and raised their voices against Armenian vandalism.
The protesters drew the attention of the Italian public to the artillery shelling of Ganja and Mingachevir, Tartar, Goranboy, Barda, Yevlakh, Aghdam and other regions of Azerbaijan, condemned the fascist policy and aggression of Armenia and called on the international community not to remain indifferent to these acts of vandalism.
The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was performed at the rally, and posters reflecting Armenia's aggressive policy and acts of vandalism were displayed. Participants chanted slogans such as "Karabakh is Azerbaijan!", "Ganja is not a frontline region!", "Civilians are inviolable!", "We say no to terrorism", "Stop Armenian terrorism!", "Stop child mortality!", "Do not support the occupying state!", "Armenia - comply with UN resolutions!" in different languages.
It should be noted that, the Armenian army, violating humanitarian ceasefire, fired rockets at Ganja, Azerbaijan's second largest city, outside the frontline zone of Azerbaijan on October 11, 2020 at around 2.00 pm. As a result of missile strikes by the occupying Armenian army, apartment buildings in the central part of Ganja collapsed, 10 people, including 4 women were killed, 35 people, including 16 women and 6 children were injured.