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January 27, 2017  14:42

Armenians gather near Belarus embassy in Canberra for silent protest to support Lapshin

Representatives of Armenian community of Australia held a silent protest near the Embassy of Belarus in Canberra against the silence being imposed on blogger Alexander Lapshin by Azerbaijan.

STEPANAKERT, JANUARY 27, ARTSAKHPRESS: Alex Galitsky, representing the Office of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in Australia, delivered a speech condemning decision to extradite Lapshin to Baku.

 Earlier the Armenian National Committee of Australia called on the Australian government to join them in condemning the blatant act of Azerbaijan.

“The Armenian National Committee of Australia calls on the Australian government, as well as all human rights and civil liberty organisations in Australia and internationally, to join us in condemning this blatant act of the Azerbaijani dictatorship in attempting to ‘export’ its repression of freedom of speech,” stated ANC-AU Managing Director, Vache Kahramanian.

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