Speech Freedom Day 2015
25.03.2015
14:00
It is the seventh time that the Freedom of Speech day is celebrated in Gyumri on March 25. Examining 44 suggestions from the society, the organizational board of the Freedom of Speech Day celebrations decided to award journalists, public and political figures. The following people were awarded:
Shirak regional correspondent of ''Aravot'' daily Nune Arevshatyan for operative work.

Ara Papyan for ''Modus Vivendi'' radio program (News Radio-106,5 FM).

Gayane Abrahamyan for TV program series released in Lragir.am and

Yerkir Media TV company and for a series of articles about social issues.

Zaruhi Postanjyan for brave public speaking.

Vardges Gaspari for freedom of expression of civic position, for the persistence and consistency.

Tigran Paskevichyan for public speaking, documents and the books “Diary of Don Quixote” and “Gospel of Snowman”.

Media Center for deep and attentive coverage of diverse public issues.

The next Freedom of Speech Day celebration will be held on March 25, 2016 in Gyumri.

During the past Freedom of Speech Day celebrations about two dozen journalists, public figures and mass medias have been awarded and encouraged, among them are:

2014 Shant Harutyunyan for expressing his political-civic position courageously, Investigative Journalists' Association and hetq.am for investigation and revelation of offshore accounts and related issues, Argishti Kiviryan for expressing his civic position consistently and for Facebook publications, Lusine Hovhannisyan for public speaking, "Art Laboratory" (Artlab) creative organization for original and unique solutions of freedom of speech and of expression, Levon Khechoyan (posthumously) for his outlook of a true thinker and for public speaking, ''Antares'' publishing house and Armen Martirosyan for "Banned

Books" series and the introduction of innovative approaches of book preaching in Armenia. 2013 Journalist Zaruhi Mejlumyan for covering rights defense topics, monumentologist Samvel Karapetyan for public speaking, journalist Grisha Balasanyan for investigative journalism, PanArmenian.net website’s photo department for operational, quality photojournalism, citizen Lena Nazaryan for social activities, www.shirakcentre.org website and “Shirak Centre” NGO were specially awarded by Armenian Caritas for covering social issues, Sara Khojoyan was specially awarded by Armenian Caritas for covering religious issues. 2012

Journalist Vahan Ishkhanyan (a series of articles about Hamsheni Armenians), civic activist Lala Aslikyan, newspaper seller Ara Hayrikyan, judge Ruben Apinyan and The Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression (Chairman Ashot Melikyan).

2011 Ecologist Inga Zarafyan (environmental media, www.ecolur.am website), journalists Larisa Paremuzyan (www.hetq.am), Anush Martirosyan and Satenik Kaghzvantsyan (Azatutyun RS). 2010 Journalist-publicist Tatul Hakobyan (the author of the book “Green and Black’’, journalists Voskan Sargsyan (''Qamut'' TV, Tesankyun paper, www.hetq.am) and Armenuhi Vardanyan (GALA TV), photojournalist Gagik Shamshyan, www.7or.am website's caricatures series, www.lragir.am and www.hetq.am websites.

Photos
Print Friendly and PDF
More Press Releases
New procedure for drug provision in Armenia: restriction of the right to health or improvement of the sector?
07.03.2018
12:00
At the discussion on “New procedure for drug provision in Armenia: restriction of the right to health or improvement of the sector?” hosted by the Media Center on March 7, Anahit Zakharyan, chief child hematologist of the RA MoH, Associate Professor at the Chair of Hematology, YSMU, physician-hematologist at the Hematology Center after R. H.
Armenian Media Discourse on the Nation-Army Concept-2017: presentation of survey results
06.03.2018
12:00
From October 10, 2017 to January 10, 2018, the Armenian TV companies pursued a more one-line information policy on “nation-army” topics and the online media ensured diversity of opinions.
National Assembly monitoring: monitoring results of the 1st and 2nd sessions of the 6th convocation parliament
15.02.2018
13:00
“An unprecedented number of laws were adopted at the 2nd session of the 6th convocation NA,” stated Lusine Vasilyan, NA Monitoring Program Manager at the press conference hosted by the Media Center on February 15, summing up the findings of the NA monitoring of the 1st and 2nd sessions of the 6th convocation parliament.
“POSSIBLE IMPACT OF US SANCTIONS ON ARMENIA FOR ENGAGING IN MILITARY DEALS WITH RUSSIA”
14.02.2018
12:00
The US Embassy in Yerevan does not deny that in case of engaging in "significant deals" with Russian military industry complex companies, Armenia or any other country may be targeted by the new sanctions.
‘THE FATE OF ZVARTNOTS AIRPORT OLD BUILDING: ASSESSMENT OF THE NEW DRAFT’
08.02.2018
12:00
The draft Master Plan for 2018-2022 presented by the Concessionaire of Zvartnots International Airport and Gyumri Shirak Airport stipulates demolishing the old building of Zvartnots Airport.
Follow us on social networks
Registration of events
Services
Videos
Press Releases
Armenia-Turkey Events