News Digest September 19, 2013

CivilNet’s Paul Chaderjian and Maria Titizian review the headlines including denial of bail for an activist jailed after a scuffle with police two years ago, what a group of California lawmakers are doing in Yerevan, an exhibition hockey game and could the Parajanov biopic earn an Oscar nomination? Paul and Maria would like to hear from you. Write them via [email protected]