ArmInfo.Artur Sargsyan, who died today, during the July events, delivered food to the members of the Sasna Tsrer group, was a victim of the lack of justice in Armenia. This is stated in the message of the Party "Free Democrats". "He sacrificed himself for the best of Armenia and his struggle for human values has no price, which should be a signal that the struggle for human rights and freedoms must continue and reach a victorious end", the Party noted.
Artur Sargsyan during the crisis in Yerevan broke through on his car screens and delivered bread and water to the rebels who took the regiment of patrol service. The authorities decided to use the factor of hunger and thirst to force them to surrender. According to the report of the doctors of the Yerevan Medical Center "Armenia", on March 15 Arthur Sargsyan was hospitalized and operated on due to a serious malfunction in the work of the gastrointestinal tract, and on March 16 died in intensive care from cardiac arrest.
Sargsyan was detained and was in the penitentiary facility "Hospital for convicts". On March 5, the Prosecutor General of Armenia granted the petition of the Armenian deputies and changed the measure of restraint in his respect from arrest to a written undertaking not to leave because of poor health. Sargsyan suffered a number of serious illnesses incompatible with arrest. However, on 9 February he was again arrested because of "violation of conditions of execution of the preventive measure". After that, Sargsyan went on a hunger strike, his health deteriorated every day. On March 16, in extremely serious condition, he was taken to the clinic, where he died.