The U.S. Embassy in Armenia condemned attacks on civil society activists, including a U.S. citizen, Armenia Today reported.
According to the report the attacks began on August 22, 2013.
"During the last attack on September 5, two citizens were brutally beaten, as a result of which they were taken to the hospital, where one of them was operated on. In parallel to the attack there have been a lot of reports that the activists are being persecuted, threatened and terrorized," the statement said.
The U.S. Embassy urged the Armenian government to take immediate measures to condemn these attacks, to investigate and punish those responsible.
"The government must guarantee citizens' fundamental rights for assembly, expression, and freedom of speech without fear of reprisal," the statement said.
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