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Human Rights Defender's telephone conversation with the Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner

Yerevan, Armenia 27/04/2018
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Human Rights Defender's telephone conversation with the Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner

Today, on April 27, RA Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan had a telephone conversation with the Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatović.

Events occurring during the last days in Armenia and details of the Defender’s work were presented.

During the telephone conversation, the parties underlined the importance of ensuring the rights of participants of demonstrations and marches, as well as unhindered professional activities of journalists. The importance of ensuring the rights of apprehended persons regardless of whether it concerns administrative or criminal proceedings was stressed.

 


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