Precautionary Measure of Arshaluys Hakobyan Was Changed


On October 16, 2009 the trial of human rights defender and monitor of Helsinki Association Arshaluys Hakobyan continued at the Court of the First Instance of Kentron and Nork-Marash districts (defence attorney- G. Khachatryan, judge- G. Avetistan, prosecutor- H. Babayan). Prosecutor H. Babayan filed a petition to the Court to postpone the trial for a month. He considers that the charge against A. Hakobyan was subject to change, also he filed a petition to Court to change the precautionary measure and choose another measure: a signature to not leave his place.
The Court granted the petition. The trial will be held on November 20, 2009 at 10:00.
Arshaluys Hakobyan is accused of Article 316, part 1 of the Criminal Code of Armenia (Violence against the authority representative).

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