Armenia: Official Response

Unzipped reports that there has been an official response to video circulating which shows security services shooting directly in front of them rather than into the air as the authorities claim. The blog notes that although prosecutors are seeking independent verification, they are already casting doubts on the authenticity of the video despite not having anyone authenticate the material to date.

The blog also says that the reason the video was seen despite attempts to restrict the dissemination of information other than official state propaganda is testimony to the power of the Internet.

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