On March 30, the National Assembly passed the first reading of a package of draft laws submitted by the government that allows them to intervene in the protection of people's personal data, privacy and family life, freedom of communication, and privacy rights during the state of emergency.
All the events in the world suggesting human gatherings are being postponed: Olympics, referendums, religious gatherings ... There is a state of emergency in the world.
On March 31, however, presidential elections will be held in Artsakh.
What are the implications of the election for the possible spread of coronavirus?
The Media Center is discussing the answers to these and other questions with Daniel Ioannisyan, Programs Coordinator of the Union of Informed Citizens.
The Media Center conducted a remote interview with David Sandukhchyan, resident of Canada, on "How Armenian Internet is Ready for Overloaded Work?". David Sandukhchyan is an internet lawyer and shares his concerns and vision during the interview, talks about the quality of the Armenian and world internet connection, the challenges and solutions available.
Yesterday, on March 25, the Court of Appeal partially upheld the appeals of citizen advocate Ara Gharagyozyan and prosecutor Vardges Sargsyan, overturning the Tavush District Court of First Instance's acquittal and acquitting the first verdict of acquittal.
How to overcome the uncertainty of not getting out of the house due to the spread of coronavirus? What solutions do psychologists offer to overcome this global crisis with minimal emotional loss? Media Center interviewed Varuzhan Melkonyan, Director of the AYG Center for Psychological Services, about these and a number of other issues.
After the state of emergency on March 16-April 14 in Armenia, media restrictions will be imposed. In particular, according to paragraph 23 of Government Decision 298-N, coronavirus information may be published by individuals and legal entities as well as by the media solely by reference to official information provided by the Paretatun. According to the statement, the sole purpose of the restriction is to exclude misleading and panic-stricken information and to prevent the spread of disinformation.
March 13, 11:00: A press conference entitled “Brief Presentation of the New Platform and Trends of Socio-Economic Development Indicators” was held at Media Center (Address: 12, Saryan str., 3rd floor).
On March 6, Media Center hosted Artur Sakunts, President of the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly-Vanadzor Office, with a press conference on "Assassination Attempt with the Support of Law Enforcement Agencies. How does the Criminal World Cooperate with the Staff of Penitentiary Institutions?”.