Tuesday, January 9 2018 17:36
Ani Mshetsyan

Jirayr Sefilyan: Losing such people as Arthur Sargsyan, Araik  Khandoyan, Armen Bilyan and Smbat Barseghyan, we are losing our  homeland

Jirayr Sefilyan: Losing such people as Arthur Sargsyan, Araik  Khandoyan, Armen Bilyan and Smbat Barseghyan, we are losing our  homeland

ArmInfo. Zhirayr Sefilyan, the hero of the Karabakh war, who was under arrest for alleged illegal possession and use of weapons, on January 9, from the "Armavir"  penitentiary, addressed an open letter to the Armenian society, where he reproached his compatriots for their indifference as to the events in the country and the fate of the members of the Sasna Tsrer.

In his address, Sefilyan noted, in particular: "While the three  members of the Sasna Tsrer group continue the hunger strike more than  10 days, the people, endlessly feast for the festive New Year's  tables. Armen Bilyan and Smbat Barseghyan, as a result of the hunger  strike, have already reached the point where their lives are under  threat, what are you waiting for? Them to have the fate of Arthur  Sargsyan?, and then bury them with all the honors. While the  selflessness of the latter was to cause general anger. While, we  still have the same indifference. This is not the case when it is  impossible to suppress the system and to force to settle a simple  question about the transfer of the guys from Nubarshen to "Armavir."  The members of the group proved their willingness to sacrifice their  lives for the sake of their beloved people, but what did they get for  this? Losing such people as Arthur Sargsyan, Araik Khandoyan, Armen  Bilyan and Smbat Barseghyan, we are losing our homeland. It is time  to recover from the lethargic sleep," concludes Jirayr Sefilyan.

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