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Journalists suffered during riots in Yerevan

22 July 2016

On 21 July, the Office of the Commissioner in the Republic of Armenia said that some journalists had suffered during clashes with the police in Yerevan.

“We condemn this fact. It is a negative phenomenon, in relation to the professional activity of the mass media representatives“ — says the Office of the Commissioner.

On 20 July, there were clashes between the police and demonstrators near the building of the Patrol-Guard Service in Yerevan. A lot of police officers suffered during the riots and about 50 protesters were detained.

Adapted from the Federal News Agency

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