YPC Weekly Newsletter

2006


SPORTS REPORTER OF “HAIKAKAN ZHAMANAK” ATTACKED

On January 30 in Yerevan downtown sports reporter of “Haikakan Zhamanak” daily
David Jalalian was assaulted. An unknown male hit the journalist with a knife
in the belly. The wound – due to the clothes – turned to be light and not dangerous
for life. Encountering the resistance of David Jalalian, the perpetrator disappeared
from the scene. David Jalalian himself and Chief Editor of “Haikakan Zhamanak”
Nikol Pashinian could not explain the reason, however they thought it might
be related to professional activity of the journalist. The investigation on
the incident is launched by the Police of Yerevan Center community.