Swiss Ambassador to Armenia Lukas Gasser: Switzerland will try to contribute to a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict without questioning the established formats such as the OSCE Minsk process
by Ashot Safaryan
In relation to the beating of civil activist and journalist Argishti Kiviryan, a criminal case has been instituted under Article 316 of the Armenian Criminal Code (violence against officials), the press service of the Police told ArmInfo. Several examinations will be conducted. Investigation is underway.
To recall, Kiviryan was severely beaten Aug 24 evening during the action of protest against construction of a high-class apartment building in Komitas Street. Kiviryan says that he is ready to identify those who beat him. The information about the beating of Kiviryan and the relevant photos were posted on Facebook at midnight. According to the information, the police hindered provision of emergency medical services to Kiviryan.