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News Armenia » People: Armenian opposition demands early election on eighth day of protests

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-armenia-politics-protests/armenian-opposition-demands-early-election-on-eighth-day-of-protests-idUSKBN1HR30Q
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Armenian opposition supporters rallied on Friday ... told a crowd of more than 30,000 people. He said the opposition was ready to discuss such a plan with the ruling Republican Party after President Sarkissian ...

News Armenia » People: Armenian Protests Smell Like Teen Spirit

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/this-round-of-armenian-protests-smells-like-teen-spirit/29182665.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

YEREVAN -- Grizzled opposition veterans might be running the show, but there are lots of young people protesting what they see as an illegitimate power grab by former Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian. While 42-year-old opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian ...

News Armenia » People: Armenia’s Sargsyan Appointed PM As Protestors Declare “Velvet Revolution”

News channel or source: https://lobelog.com/armenias-sargsyan-appointed-pm-as-protestors-declare-velvet-revolution/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Yet he acknowledged frustrations and economic decline. “I am sure that many, many people in Armenia, at least 60 percent or maybe even more, are unhappy with everything,” Sargsyan said. “In any family, children may well be unhappy with their parents ...

News Armenia » People: Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/armenian-protesters-renew-efforts-stop-capital-traffic-54593748
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The move came as Armenia changed its government structure to reduce the ... Protest leader Nikolai Pashinian on Thursday night told a rally of 10,000 people on central Republic Square that actions to halt traffic would begin Friday morning.

News Armenia » People: Armenian Opposition Protests Resume Despite Calls For Dialogue

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/armenia-protests-yerevan-government-building-sarkisian-cabinet/29176265.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Journalist Tirayr Muradian of the Union of Informed Citizens told RFE/RL that he was beaten up by two young people who did not behave like “classic demonstrators.” Serzh Sarkisian’s junior coalition partner, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation ...

News Armenia » People: Why are Armenians protesting against the new prime minister?

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/why-are-armenians-protesting-against-the-new-prime-minister/ar-AAw5SNc
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

I don’t want to see my people emigrate to Russia or elsewhere any more. I don’t want to see my country suffer any more. "Armenia is gradually turning from a democracy into a totalitarian regime," Ghazaryan continued. "We’re protesting because we want ...

News Armenia » People: Police in Armenia Detain Dozens of Demonstrators

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/04/19/police-armenia-detain-dozens-demonstrators
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Thousands of people continue to flood Armenia’s capital Yerevan, protesting the former president’s shift to the prime minister’s seat after his two terms as President finished. Opponents of Serzh Sargsyan see this as an attempt to hold onto power as ...

News Armenia » People: Hundreds of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/dozens-opposition-protesters-arrested-armenia-001514287.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Yerevan (AFP) - Police arrested some 230 people as opposition supporters staged sit-ins and attempted to block traffic in Armenia's capital Friday, the latest protests at what they brand a power-grab by ex-president Serzh Sarkisian. For the past week ...

News Armenia » People: 40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

News channel or source: https://www.whio.com/news/world/000-gather-armenia-demand-leader-resignation/HgGhr2wyMvbLAcWPZgJ8ZK/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

YEREVAN, Armenia — About 40,000 demonstrators have gathered in ... access to the rest of the 5-century-old building but the tunnel was closed not only for people’s safety, but also for the badger’s, officials told the BBC. The badger apparently ...

News Armenia » People: Dozens of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/dozens-opposition-protesters-arrested-armenia-104139500.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

"One should not underestimate the challenges Armenia's police are facing in maintaining law and order, but the ongoing protests are no justification to arbitrarily detain people," it said in a statement. Parliament elected Sarkisian as prime minister on ...