The prisoner who didn’t get help


On 10th of October 2010 the Armenian criminal Slavik Voskanyan, 33, was transferred to the prison in Vanadzor in the Lori-region. He was in good health. Very good health. Two weeks later he died from poisoning in his leg.
How could this happen? Why didn’t he get treatment? The reporter Adrine Torosyan from Hetq investigated the matter.
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In Kosovo, the Phone Tap is Running


Kosovo doesn’t yet have a legislation to regulate the surveillance of individuals under suspicion of wrongdoing. Several law-enforcement mechanisms can execute phone tapping, and this has created tremendous problems and serious breach of privacy.
Some 700 to 1000 people are put under surveillance by authorities during one month. This is a very high number for a country ... Read More »

Authorities Cheat Job-Seekers in Dubious Competition

The Ministry of Interior of Zenica-Doboj Canton paid 83.640 KM for training in a program to stimulate employment. This money is wasted because there was no way to keep the trainees in the service.
The correction of this mistake was called “competition”.  A job advertisement was issued for 100 job positions, 60 police officers and 40 ... Read More »


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