12 July 2013, 23:30

Skirmish of members of "Pre-Parliament of Armenia" and police occurs in Yerevan

During a meeting of the initiative group "Pre-Parliament of Armenia" in Yerevan, a clash burst out between its members and the police; the coordinator of the group Garegin Chugazyan was detained.

Today, about 500 members of the "Pre-Parliament of Armenia" came to Freedom Square in Yerevan. At the end of the meeting, they tried to march to the indoor marketplace; however, the police prevented it, because such an action had not been sanctioned.

The police formed a chain, not letting the activists to move forward. The latter, in their turn, claimed that the police had no right to block the road and demanded to meet police bosses.

"We've just talked about the sickliness of the ruling regime; and here's a bright proof," one of the participants of the action told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

A clash burst out among the parties, as a result of which Garegin Chugazyan was brought to the police station. After a while, the police allowed the participants to move on along Mashtots Avenue to the indoor marketplace.

Let us remind you that the initiative group "Pre-Parliament of Armenia" was created on November 15, 2012; and it regularly holds public meetings in Freedom Square. One of the goals of the group is to eliminate the current regime without shocks for Armenia.

Author: Inessa Sargsyan; Source: CK correspondent

Form of mobile communication
SMS: 8 903-767-6060

Know more? Do not be silent!

Lt-feedback_banner

August 22, 2014 17:39

  • BCA dismisses all defence's motions at trial of CEMDT head

    The Baku Court of Appeal (BCA) chaired by Judge Aflatun Gasymov has held the preliminary court hearing on the complaint lodged by Anar Mamedli, the head of the Centre for Election Monitoring and Democracy Training (CEMDT), and activists Bashir Suleimanly and Elnur Mamedov.

August 22, 2014 19:54

  • OSCE calls on Azerbaijan to find attackers on rights defender Nasibov

    Dunja Mijatovic, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, has expressed her concern over the attacks on Ilgar Nasibov, a journalist and a human rights defender, in Nakhichevan. She called on the Azerbaijani authorities to conduct an immediate and thorough investigation into the incident.

August 21, 2014 13:31

August 21, 2014 18:40

  • Azerbaijani GPO questions IRFS accountant

    Tatiana Kryuchkina, an accountant of the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety (IRFS), has been questioned as a witness in the Investigating Department for Grave Crimes of the General Prosecutor's Office (GPO) of Azerbaijan in connection with the criminal case against a number of local and foreign NGOs.

August 21, 2014 17:46

August 19, 2014 03:36

August 19, 2014 10:31

August 19, 2014 23:28

August 18, 2014 13:25

  • In Dagestan, armed men in masks kill Ashilta resident

    At the Monday night, a resident of the village of Ashilta was killed by unidentified armed men in masks, stated Magomednur Nazirbegov, the head of the village administration. According to him, another local man was injured in the attack.

All news

Погода в 49 городах Кавказа
News archive