ArmInfo. Andrias Ghukasyan's health condition is normal, Armenia's Ombudsman Arman Tatoyan told journalists on September 2. To recall, Andrias Ghukasyan, coordinator of New Armenia Movement, is on hunger strike.
According to him, Ombudsman's representatives are in touch with the doctors who examine him. Tatoyan also informed that on August 31 and September 1 the doctors of the penitentiary examined him, after which a doctor invited by his request also examined Ghukasyan. "The results of the analysis are normal as of August 29, but a person in hunger strike should be under permanent control of doctors", he stressed.
To recall, Andrias Ghukasyan was detained on July 29 during the antigovernment demonstrations when Sasna Tsrer armed group seized the police station. He is charged with Article 225.1 (organization of mass unrest) of the Criminal Code of Armenia. Andrias Ghukasyan started his hunger strike on August 1. "I am a political prisoner and I demand the people to establish constitutional order in Armenia and restore justice with all possible methods," Ghukasyan posted on Facebook. On August 24 the Court of Appeal in Yerevan did not satisfy motion on changing measure of restraint for Andrias Ghukasyan and set him free on bail.