Monthly Archives: June 2007

Nikol Pashinyan called yesterday to struggle again for the freedom of the speech. Representative of “alternative” public-political initiative Nikol Pashinyan invited his adherents and all citizens to the Freedom Square . And though the participants presented with the posters of civil prisoners Alexander Arzumanyan, Arman Babajanyan, Vardan Malkhasyan and Jirayr Sefilyan’s photos, the main point …

Nikol Pashinyan, the representative of «Altenative» initiative group, editor-in-chief of «Armenian Time» daily speaking about the civil prisoners like Alexander Arzumanyan, Arman Babajanyan, Vardan Malkhasyan and Jirayr Sefilyan, declared: «We must all understand that all RA citizens are potential civil prisoners, and nobody should think today to defend those persons or not. The citizens should …

This is the recurrent announcement of one of the Azeri delegates in PACE. The Armenian delegates don’t reply to such affirmations. Rafael Huseinov, the member of Azeri delegation in PACE addressed a written question to the CE Committee of Ministers on June 27 which is titled: “Serious threats regarding the aggressive plans of Armenia towards …

Director of «A1+» TV Company Mesrop Movsesyan, interprating the NA drafts, told «Aravot», that closing «A1+» and «Azatutiun» is the continuation of the same process, and that process will have stronger demonstrations, and Armenia will return to the Communistic epoche. «It is wrong when it is said that there is no ce nsorship because the …

Draft will be discussed in the Parliament which is against the freedom of the speech.   The journalists were waiting all day long yesterday when the issues on the amendments and restatements of the law “About Television and Radio” and “About State Tax» would be discussed. But the parliament didn\’t discuss these issues till 7 …

Speaking about the amendments in the laws about “State Tax” and “Television and Radio”, according to which the broadcast of “Azatutiun” will be stopped, NA chairman Tigran Torosyan told “Aravot” yesterday: “It is very important what the parliamentarians will say; besides I can’t give a general opinion about “Azatutiun” b/s. I have no complaint about …

How to increase participation of delegates in the PACE sittings is also a problem for that structure.  Women were making the half of discussions in the PACE sitting yesterday, and among them was Armenian delegate Hermine Naghdalyan. But first of all her Turkish colleague, representative of CE committee of women and men equal opportunities Gulsun …

26 year old Telman Karapetyan, one of the four participants of firing in Gyumri on May 20, was arrested yesterday. The other participants of the firing were Gyumri Mayor Vardan Ghulasyan\’s son Spartak Ghukasyan, the son of the Mayor’s brother, Kolya Ghukasyan. They were shooting agaisnt Rustam Sargsyan and Telman Karapetyan.

The report on the Armenian parliamentary elections was represented yesterday in 3-5 minutes, and there was no other speech.   It seemed before the discussion that this will be a historical day for Armenia as our country will be praised in the CE Parliamentary Assembly for the first time after its accession. Dutch parliamentarian Leo …

PACE chairman Rene van der Linden before discussing the report on the Armenian elections told in the press conference: “I am very glad that the NA elections of Armenia were corresponding to the standards of free and fair elections. And I hope, it will stimulate to the NK conflict final settlement, which is very important …