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Picket Outside First Court Hearing in Murder Trial of Abusive Husband.

The trial of Yanis Sarkisov, who is accused of murdering his wife Zaruhi Petrosyan, began March 16 at the Court of General Jurisdiction in Masis. Domestic violence activists around the world are calling for a fair trial.

The trial in which Yanis Sarkisov is accused in the murder of Zaruhi Petrosyan took place on Mar. 16 at the Court of General Jurisdiction in the Armenian city of Masis.

Members of the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women in Armenia picketed outside the courthouse during the trial to remind everyone that a fair and just trial is expected and the case will be monitored by the local NGOs that are part of the coalition.


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