The speakers were:
Hasmik Harutyunyan, Head of the Group of Public Observers Carrying Out Public Control in Penitentiaries and Bodies of the RA Ministry of Justice
Aram Minasyan, Head of the Department of Criminal Protection of the Human Rights Defender's Office
Vardan Hasratyan, Deputy Head of the Operative Division of the RA Ministry of Justice Penitentiary, Colonel
On August 24, it became known that masked men broke into the cell of one of the convicts kept in "Nubarashen" penitentiary of the Ministry of Justice and used violence against the convicts. On the same day, August 24, the Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan visited "Nubarashen" penitentiary and had a private conversation with three detainees, one of whom sent a written letter to the Human Rights Defender.
On August 25, a group of public observers carrying out public control in the penitentiaries and bodies of the RA Ministry of Justice visited the Nubarashen penitentiary of the Republic of Armenia, based on the information contained in the press and social networks the previous day.
The group of observers sent an urgent report on the incident to the Ministry of Justice, and submitted a report on the crime to the Prosecutor General's Office.
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