YPC Weekly Newsletter

2009


PUBLICATION OF “ZHAMANAK” DAILY RESUMED

On April 4, after three days of interruption the publication of “Zhamanak”
daily was resumed. The issuance of the daily was stopped on April 1, as reported,
due to technical problems. On April 2 six journalists and Executive Editor of
“Zhamanak” Suren Sureniants resigned because of the disagreements with the Chief
Editor Arman Babajanian about the expenses for the daily issue. As it has been
reported, at this moment Arman Babajanian serves a sentence at a penitentiary.
Arman Babajanian was convicted on 2006 to 3.5 years of imprisonment for document
fraud to evade mandatory military service.