The RA Human Rights Defender considers unacceptable the fact of blocking journalistic activities of Radio Liberty’s journalist Narine Ghalechyan. Any person who has committed such offense shall be liable.
According to the reporter, a young man who came out of the gas station during the shooting of a video about the mobile gas stations in Sevan city, quickly pursued her. She stopped shooting the video and sat on the car. Then the young man hit the car with his feet and hands.
On the basis of information on obstruction of journalist’s activities, the Ombudsman’s staff initiated a discussion procedure on their own initiative.
An appropriate notice was sent to the RA Police for initiating a proceeding.