Oskanian appeals against court decision
MP, founder of Civilitas Foundation Vartan Oskanian has appealed against the July 23 decision of the Court of General Jurisdiction of Kentron and Nork-Marash Administrative Districts of Yerevan to the Court of Appeal, Civilitas Foundation reported.
On July 23, the Court of General Jurisdiction of Kentron and Nork-Marash Administrative Districts dismissed a complaint lodged by Vartan Oskanian’s lawyer against the decision of the National Security Service (NSS) to initiate a criminal case against the Foundation.
“The events held on April 24 on the Armenian Genocide centennial served the main purposes set: raising the international awareness of the Armenian Genocide, formation of public opinion and mobilization to condemn and fight against genocides as crimes against humanity,” the letter highlights.
At least 32 political activists and aid volunteers were killed in a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s district of Suruç on July 20, right before they were due to cross the border to help with rebuilding the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.
Şeyh Abdurrahman Alagöz, a 20-year-old university student registered in Adıyaman province, has been identified as the suicide bomber who carried out the deadly July 20 attack at a municipal culture center in Şanlıurfa’s Suruç district, which killed at least 32 activists planning to cross the border to help rebuild the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane.