A discussion entitled “Threats against Arthur Sakunts: The Reaction of Law Enforcement Bodies” was held at Media Center on June 13.
Arthur Sakunts, Head of the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly Vanadzor Office, Haykuhi Harutyunyan, Head of “Defense of rights without borders” NGO, Avetik Ishkhanyan, Chairman of the Helsinki Committee of Armenia, Andranik Hakobyan, Deputy Head of Department for Investigation of Especially Important Cases of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Republic of Armenia, and Vladimir Hovhannisyan, Deputy Head of Staff of Human Rights Defender of Armenia.
Artur Sakunts says that the police have already filed a criminal case, and he is recognized as a victim in the framework of this case.
“The decision about filing a criminal case was made on June 12 and the decision about recognizing as a victim was made on June 13. We submitted a report to RA Prosecutor’s Office last Monday,” Sakunts informed.