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Armenia - Targeted violence against journalists by police dispersing protest

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns targeted Armenian police violence against journalists at dawn yesterday in Yerevan, when the authorities used force to disperse a sit-in by large crowd of demonstrators protesting against electricity price hikes. Police attacked at least ten journalists and almost systematically confiscated or smashed their equipment. At least 11 journalists were briefly detained. “We are shocked by the use of such disproportionate force against journalists who were just (...)

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