Helsinki Citizens' Assembly-Vanadzor

HCA Vanadzor makes a crime report regarding policemen’s actions against protesters and media representatives

May 2, 2022

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Videos going viral show how policemen violently apprehend protesters who close down streets, and use violence against media representatives covering the protest actions.


In particular, the Policeman punches in the protester’s head; A policeman in black uniform beats a protester, Head of Patrol-Guard Service hits the operatorHow the policeman hits citizens being apprehended, The Policeman hits a protester; The Police use brute force; The Police apprehend citizens on Khorenatsi street in an attempt to open roads; Using disproportionate force, the policemen obstructed activity of journalists and operators.


Based on these videos, today, i.e.,on 2 May 2022, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor made a crime report to the RA Prosecutor General. 


Taking into consideration that there are prima facie crime features, HCA Vanadzor applied to the RA Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan, claiming to take measures to conduct proper investigation into cases recorded in the presented videos, to initiate a criminal case if crime features are disclosed, as well as to find the relevant policemen and hold them liable.

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