Friday, March 13, 2009

In Yerevan, the guards beat the university photographer.

During the protest at the walls of the State Linguistic University in Yerevan photographer was beaten by guards institutions of "Morning" and the "fourth estate" Gagik Shashmyana. The journalist was taken to the intensive care unit of a hospital in Yerevan, Interfax reports.
On Friday, March 13, near the walls of the university was shared with the youth movement "Together" campaign against bribery students. Attempts by some journalists, including Shashmyana, go to the university building was halted guard.
Between the school guards and Shashmyanom was a verbal skirmish, after which the photographer was beaten up. The Agency explained that the police refrained from commenting.
At the same time, the Commissioner for Human Rights in Armenia Armen Harutyunyan said that what happened is a consequence of the impunity of such cases in the past. "I urge law enforcement agencies to take all necessary measures to identify and bring to justice the perpetrators of the incident," - said Harutyunyan.

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