YPC Weekly Newsletter

2011


THE FOOTBALL COACH IMPEDED ACTIVITIES OF PHOTO JOURNALIST

On April 23 under the stands of “Hrazdan” stadium of Yerevan Arkadi Andreasian, the coach of “Ararat” team of Yerevan and former well-known football player, impeded the work of Ashot Arushanian, photo correspondent of TotalFootball.am. The incident occurred during the time-out of the game, when the journalist started shooting the players who were heading to their lockers. According to TotalFootball.am, crying out “Who are you taking pictures of?!”, Arkadi Andreasian hit the journalist. Later, people, accompanying the coach, attacked Ashot Arushanian demanding to delete the pictures. The journalist arrived  to hospital with face injuries and was discharged the next day. According to RA Police Press Service, materials are being prepared for instituting criminal proceedings.