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Armenia: Youth Activist Beaten

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Elections, Politics, Youth

The Armenian Observer reports [1] that a pro-opposition youth activist was yesterday beaten in Yerevan, the Armenian capital. Arsen Kharatyan was called for an interview, but when he arrived at the location for the meeting he was instead attacked from behind. Unzipped comments on speculation [2]that the beating was probably connected to Kharatyan's political activities and provides a more comprehensive account of the incident.