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Safarov Extradition Not Initiated by Hungary

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Hungary’s foreign minister Monday did not rule out extradition for the Azeri serviceman who murdered an Armenian officer, saying, however, that her country was not actively seeking such a step. Foreign Minister Kinga Goncz, who is on an official visit to Armenia’said that if Azerbaijan were to request extradition, her government would have

Vote No on Proposition 9

Proposition 9 is unjustly designed to change the existing procedures for granting parole to convicted individuals. If adopted, it will raise the waiting period for parole hearings up to fifteen years. This change will directly affect Hampig Sassounian’s case. Hampig Sassounian has been in prison since 1982. His conviction was overturned by the United States

Anniversary of Parliament Assassinations Marked

YEREVAN–Armenia on Monday marked the 9th anniversary of the day when Armed gunmen’stormed the National Assembly, assassinating Prime Minister Vazgen Sarkisian and seven other government officials. The eight men were shot dead on October 27, 1999 momen’s after gunmen led by an obscure former journalist, Nairi Hunanian, burst into the National Assembly and sprayed it