1 detained demonstrator hospitalized, Ombudsman dispatches rapid response team for clarifications

Armenpress 16:55, 19 August, 2019

YEREVAN, AUGUST 19, ARMENPRESS. Representatives of the Armenian Human Rights Defender’s Office have been dispatched to a Yerevan police station where six demonstrators have been taken during the anti-Amulsar mine protest today.

The representatives of the Ombudsman had private meetings with the detainees, according to a news release issued by the Human Rights Defender’s Office. The representatives learned that one of the detainees has been taken to a hospital. The Ombudsman has dispatched a rapid response team to clarify the condition of the citizen.

The Human Rights Defender’s Office said it is monitoring the situation around the Amulsar gold mine.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

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