ATTORNEY OF ARMENIAN OFFICER DEMANDS AT LEAST $600 THOUSANDS
- Attorney of Armenian police officer who alleged he was harassed and faced discrimination asked to award him $600,000 to $1 million.
The city does not deny that ethnic slurs were made, but instead is downplaying their significance, The Burbank Leader reports.
One of the witnesses reported an incident involving detectives who were attempting to mimic an Armenian accent as Steve Karagiosian walked by.
Los-Angeles has launched hearings on an American-Armenian police officer case, who claimed he had faced ethnic slurs and other forms of harassment by his colleagues.
- 1841 Creation of the anti-gentry "Miakam" Association in Constantinople.
- 1869 Birth of Levon Shant (writer, public figure). He died in 1951.
- 1964 The Kiev-Tbilisi-Baku-Yerevan friendship celebrated in Yerevan.