Press conference: Actor Vardan Petrosyan's lawyers
May 21, 10:30

The lawyers of Vardan Petrosyan (whohas been under arrestfor over 6 months already) qualify hispretrial detention as an unreasonable act and transgression of the presumption of innocence principle. Therefore, they intend to apply to the European Court of Human Rights.

‘It took the prosecutor several months to submit the grounds for the arrest prolongation. Afterwards they cited two generally worded reasons: danger of prison escape and witness tampering, without any elaboration on the danger alleged, as it is required in the European Convention,’ stated Marie Dose, Vardan Petrosyan’s French lawyer, at the Media Center hosted joint press conference that she gave together with Nikolay Baghdasaryan, Vardan Petrosyan’s Armenian lawyer.

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