Today, on March 17, the Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan received UNICEF representative in Armenia, Tanja Radocaj.
They referred to the issues of protecting children’s rights in times of the protests. The Human Rights Defender stated that during those days the Office paid special attention to the protection of children’s rights. There have been requests about immediate release of arrested children and special treatment towards them.
Arman Tatoyan reaffirmed his position that school principals and the teaching staff, the police and other state representatives must be guided in their activities by the best interests of the child.
The parties expressed readiness to extend the scope of cooperation in the protection of children’s rights.