Ombudsman in Syunik

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OMBUDSMAN IN SYUNIK
[03:57 pm] 10 July, 2008

In the frames of previously arranged regional visits RA Ombudsman
Armen Harutyunian and his work team have left for Syunik Region to
find out the problems concerning human rights. During his visit
Harutyunian met Governor of Syunik Suren Khachatrian, as well as
mayors of Goris, Kapan, Sisian, Meghri and Agarak.

The work team also called at the `Goris’ Penitentiary, where they met
dozens of detainees. Director of the Penitentiary showed the Ombudsman
the newly-repaired wards for long- and short-term appointment. Before,
the Ombudsman had often sent official notes to the Justice Minister
informing him about the absence of appointment wards in
penitentiaries.

Among lots of other issues the Ombudsman also discussed the problems
of a hostel occupied with refugees in Kapan, Press Center of the Human
Rights Defender informs.

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