CE COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNED OVER THE PUBLICIZED LETTER OF THE CHIEF OF THE SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE REGARDING MAR 1-2 EVENTS IN
CE Commissioner for Human Rights Thomas Hammarberg is concerned
over the publicized letter of the chief of the Special Investigative
Service regarding Mar 1-2 events in Yerevan
Earlier, the first president of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrossyan said that
after the Mar events the chief of the Special Investigative Service
Andranik Mirzoyan sent an illegal instruction to all prosecutors to
start mass persecution of the opposition. As a result, thousands of
oppositionists have been arrested, beaten, intimidated and persecuted.
During a press-conference in Yerevan today Hammarberg said that he
had thoroughly analyzed the letter and was concerned over its content.