After the velvet revolution the ministry of justice sticks to the same position and keeps hindering the group's activity the same way", stated Nare Hovhannisyan, member of the public monitoring group in conducting public control in RA ministry of justice at July 25 Media Center discussion.
At July 23 Media Center discussion on “Unrest over Panik Incident”, Artur Sakunts, head of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor Office labelled July 17 Panik incident on behalf of Russian military as terror act against the local population.
July 17-ին, Media Center hosted a discussion on Revolution with or without Culture?
The discussion was attended by Lilit Makunts, RA minister of culture, Violet Grigoryan, poet, Misak Khostikyan, architect, Arayik Manukyan, editor-in-chief of “Hayer” all-Armenian media platform and Samvel Saghatelyan, painter.
We expect concrete proposals and ideas from the Armenian side, the European Union’s attitude is very constructive”, stated Piotr Switalski, head of the European Union delegation at July 16 Media Center press conference.
The spring velvet revolution in Armenia had positive feedback in France especially given that all that took place peacefully and legally. This was the view expressed by Jonathan Lacôte, Ambassador of France to Armenia at July 12 Media Center press conference
For all nations across the world the independence day is a special one, notes Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Argentina to the RA Gonzalo Urriolabeitia at July 9 Media Center press conference dedicated to Argentina’s independence day.
For 2008 March 1-2 events in Yerevan the head of the investigative group instigated criminal proceedings on July 3, 2018 according to RA criminal code article 300.1 paragraph 1 against RA executive officials – minister of defense and others for executing violence and thus demolishing the RA constitutional order from February to 23 March 2, 2008.
Lecturers; workload, financial expenditure uneffectiveness, resource management and other issues were discussed at July 4 Media Center meeting with Lecturer Restart initiative group members Lilit Mkrtchyan, Davit Tinoyan, Artur Kobelyan and Levon Sargsyan.
Under the previous government torture cases were never disclosed, no effective investigation was carried out, but following the velvet revolution some torture cases were accepted for proceedings: this was the view expressed by human rights advocates at June 26 discussion at Media Center dedicated to torture victims support international day.