Yesterday evening, the media spread the concerns of advocate Hayk Alumyan regarding his defendant Vahan Shirkhanyan’s transfer to the worst prison cell of “Yerevan-Kentron’’ penitentiary institution of the RA Ministry of Justice after passing the medical examination at the civil hospital.
Taking into consideration these concerns, the Human Rights Defender’s representatives visited the “Yerevan-Kentron’’ penitentiary this morning. During the visit, the Defender’s representatives met with Vahan Shirkhanyan, examined his detention conditions and had a private conversation with him.
After the visit, advocate Hayk Alumyan also expressed the above mentioned concerns via the call to Defender’s hotline.
The Human Rights Defender submitted a request letter to the Ministry of Justice concerning Vahan Shirkhanyan’s detention conditions.