In the last few days discussions about releasing Shant Harutyunyan became heated especially after Harutyunyan’s son’s speech. At a September 6 Media Center discussion Artur Sakunts, head of Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor office, Vardan Harutyunyan, head of center of right and freedom and Hovsep Khurshudyan, head of Free Citizen NGO presented their views regarding the issue.
This year’s velvet revolution in Armenia was followed by a number of improvements within three months in the field of education: Arevik Anapiosyan, deputy minister of education stated at August 27 Media Center discussion while summing up the 100 days of the new government.
Media Center, Yerevan, in 2017-2018 Positive People Armenian Network NGO conducted a research in Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Hrazdan, Sevan, Gavar, Martuni and in Armavir aimed at early disclosure of virus hepatitis B and C among population and raising awareness.
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.