Artur Papyan

Journalist, blogger, digital security and media consultant


  1. This is an example of a weak law.
    The only legal way to avoid this is to make the penalties enormously high, so hunters seek for another countries. Penalties should be high enough to allow the government procure abroad and import to Armenia few animals of the same breed instead of those killed by the hunters.
    And everyone will forget about illegal hunting in Armenia within a day.
    Another solution is jailing the hunters, but this won’t bring killed animals back.

    1. a good law needs strong law enforcement otherwise it remains only ink on paper.

      1. my impression from the video was the law is enforced to the greatest extend.
        that is why they include the penalty in the price of the trip.

  2. Very disturbing video.

    1. some people have no conscience. May God illuminate their hearts.
      PS: it’s been a while someone clicks dislike on ALL comments,twice, from firefox and explorer, I wonder who that is lol

      1. I bet it’s “Kavkas” who gives all negatives. God knows what he’s also writing which observer is not allowing to post.

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