Lawyers of the Arrested Founding Parliament Members Intend to Apply to ECHR
April 15, 12:00

The detention of five members of the Founding Parliament comes with lame grounds, with the accusation having political motives, said the lawyers of the Founding Parliament members. They have decided to apply to the European Court of Human Rights.

Jirair Sefilian, Garegin Chukaszyan, Pavel Manukyan, Gevorg Safaryan and Varuzhan Avetisyan were detained under Article 35-225 of the Criminal Code of Armenia for plotting mass unrest. All were arrested on April 7- on suspicion of plotting mass riots on April 24 when the Armenian Genocide Centennial is to be commemorated.

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