YPC Weekly Newsletter

2013


INCIDENT WITH “ARAVOT” CORRESPONDENT ON RA PRESIDENT’S INAUGURATION DAY

On April 9, on the inauguration day of Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsian, at about 15.00 in front of the President’s residence the representatives of the opposition, who protested against the voting results, and the police, got into a skirmish. Hripsimeh Jebejian, correspondent of “Aravot” daily, was injured during the happening. Aravot.am reported about this on the same day in a piece “Correspondent of ‘Aravot’ Suffered”. In the report, Hripsimeh Jebejian informed that the police not only pushed away the protestants from the President’s office but also the journalists covering the action. According to Hripsimeh Jebejian, she presented herself as a journalist and stressed that she was on duty, however, “the policemen shouted that it doesn’t matter, we say go, just go”. The journalist fell and peeled her arms till it bleeds in the skirmish.