Armenia: Appeal cases: Alleged beatings of journalist Vahagn Ghukasian at the Ministry of Internal Affairs

Armenia: Appeal cases: Alleged beatings of journalist Vahagn Ghukasian at the Ministry of Internal Affairs

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Index Number: EUR 54/005/2001
Date Published: 1 May 2001
Categories: Armenia, Europe And Central Asia

Freelance journalist Vahagn Ghukasian is said to have been beaten by Officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for around two hours on 6 June 2000 to punish him for the publication of an article critical of some Armenian law enforcement bodies, naming in particular an official from the Ministry of Internal Affairs.


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