According to a project’s report, in October at least 58 journalists and media employees appeared before the court, who in total were put forward to 896 years in prison.
With the support of the Union of Journalists of Armenia Democracy in the Name of the Media, the October report of the program was presented, which every month touches on violations of the rights and the trials of journalists. The report noted that October is losing ground in terms of the number of trials, pressures, threats and attacks on the journalists.
The report emphasizes that the pressure on journalists is not limited only to ongoing trials, it is also noted that during the same period, a new investigation was launched against 7 journalists, and 2 journalists were arrested during the acquisition of news. During the same period, four journalists were attacked and threatened.