Authorities resolute to investigate events of March 1, punish guilty

Armenian authorities resolute to investigate the events of March 1 and
punish the guilty
14.07.2008 14:31

The Head of Staff of the Office to RA President Hovik Abrahamyan had a
meeting with the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas

The interlocutors discussed the process of accomplishment of
Resolutions 1609 and 1620 of the Parliamentary assembly of the Council
of Europe, particularly referring to the status of the detained persons
and issues connected with the parliamentary format of the independent
investigation of the events of March 1. In September the CoE
Commissioner for Human Rights should present a report on the issue at
the Monitoring Committee.

Hovik Abrahamyan assured that the Armenian authorities are resolute to
fully investigate the events of March 1 and punish the guilty. At the
same time he underlined that no one can be persecuted for poetical

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

Emil Lazarian

“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of unimportant people, whose wars have all been fought and lost, whose structures have crumbled, literature is unread, music is unheard, and prayers are no more answered. Go ahead, destroy Armenia . See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread or water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a New Armenia.” - WS