“Protection of Right without Borders” non-governmental organization alerts that, victims of police activities which took place on July 17-30 are subjected to persecution.
The citizens, who suffered the illegal activities of the police during the period of July 17-30, 2016 and who, as witness or injured are convened/invited to the RA Special Investigation Service or by the RA Investigative Committee hereby are subjected to persecution by employees or other unknown people. The persecutions are mainly displayed as follows:
- Family members or individuals who were victims of the illegal activities of the police during the period of July 17-30, 2016 are fired
- Unknown people visit the yards of the victims, talk to their neighbors and by their intervention urge the victims “to stay away from those deals/things”.
- Police officers, without any legal justification and legal grounds, visit the yards of the victims, talk to their neighbors spreading imaginary and false information on the victims being accused of crime and soon being held responsible for the latter.
In this regard, we address to the RA Special Investigation Service, RA Investigative Committee and law enforcement bodies to manifest more vigilance and consistency towards the human rights protection of the citizens, who were victims during the period of July 17-30, 2016 as well as exclude the pressure and intimidations subjected to them. As a note of security, the information on the names of the victims is not published.
“Protection of Right without Borders” Non-governmental organization
August 26, 2016, Yerevan.