YPC Weekly Newsletter

2006


LAW SHOULD PROTECT

On January 26 “Legal Protection of the Journalists and the Necessity for Legislative
Amendments” round table was held in Yerevan. It was organized by Internews Armenia
public organization. The representatives of the media and journalistic organizations,
participating in the discussion, signed an address to the deputies, deputy groups
and factions of RA National Assembly. The document calls for a constructive
approach to the initiative of the journalistic community on introducing amendments
to the related legislation to strengthen legal protection of the journalists
and to ensure their security in conducting professional activity. The point
is about the necessity of amendments to RA Criminal and Criminal Procedure Codes,
as well as RA Law “On Police”. The proposals for reforming these laws were developed
by Internews Armenia and Yerevan Press Club.