YPC Weekly Newsletter

2011


EDIK BAGHDASARIAN IS THE WINNER OF “THE TIME FOR FREEDOM OF PRESS” AWARD

On May 2 at the Journalists Union of Armenia the award ceremony of “The Time for Freedom of Press” prize was held on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day. The award was established in 2006 by Yerevan Press Club, Internews Media Support public organization, Journalists Union of Armenia and the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression.

Upon the decision of four journalistic associations, in 2011 the winner of “The Time for Freedom of Press” award became Edik Baghdasarian, the Head of “Investigative Journalists” NGO, Chief Editor of “Hetq” newspaper, for development of investigative journalism, independent stance and professional courage. Edik Baghdasarian received a certificate and the traditional gift – a watch.