A1 Plus | 20:54:39 | 18-10-2004 | Social |
REFUGEES FEAR THEY CAN BE DRIVEN FROM THEIR HOMES
People, who fled their homes in Baku 15 years ago and took refuge in
Armenia, are now under threat of being evicted from their current homes in
Yerevan. They made the building, where Communist party’s higher school was
functioning in Communist epoch, their home and served it as shelter for
Using their legitimate right for privatization of the premises in the event
of their careful treatment throughout a decade, the refugees appealed to
court and reached the success two years ago. However, Armenian Prosecutor’s
Office recently disputed the first instance court decision.
The case of one of the 17 families living there was discussed Monday in the
Court of Appeal.
The Ruben Sargssyan’s family case hearing was postponed to October 25
because of absence of one of the sides, a representative of the
Sargssyan’s attorney made a plea demanding to suspend judge, Karine
Hakobyan. The judge has recently taken biased stance while presiding the
hearing of another family’s case and made unjust and illegal decision, the
Despite the explanation the lawyer’s motion was declined.
The judge Hakobyan displayed hostile attitude also toward the journalists
and cameramen, who were in the courtroom.