The prisoner of Nubarashen penitentiary institution Hrachya Gevorgyan said a few days ago that if his treatment was not properly carried out by the penitentiary institution as a sing of protest he would swallow a needle. Today in the presence of his cellmates and the workers of penitentiary institution Hrachya Gevorgyan swallowed a needle.
Helsinki Association in the frameworks of “eTV” project presents THE FATHERLAND DID NOT SAVE THEIR LIVES film series, where references are made to issues in army, death cases and their reasons, the public misinformation and to violations of investigations of criminal cases and trials of separate cases.
Helsinki Association team warmly congratulates its partners of Epress.am independent journalist’s network on winning Gerd Bucerius Free Press of Eastern Europe Award 2014 and wishes success.
Arthur Papikyan sentenced to imprisonment and taking his punishment in “Goris” penitentiary Institution since 2008, went to a hunger strike and sew his mouth on February 13th of this year, protesting against arbitraries of penitentiary institution administrative.
On this occasion the lawyer of Helsinki Association Gayane Khachatryan made an emergency call to penitentiary institution administrative hotline of Ministry of Justice and also by calling to “Goris”
Lori District Court of First Instance has prolonged arrest of Karen Kungurtsev third time.
Lawyer of Helsinki Association Arayik Papikyan,who represents Kungurtsev, told that it was ordinary unjustified decision. The Court has also rejected petition of the defender to release Kungurtsev instead of guarantee in amount of 5 million AMD.