Over 190 people detained during protest in Yerevan

World 11:03 27.05.2024

Armenian police detained 196 protesters, the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs said in a statement.

Ednews informs via Armenian media that they were taken to the police station under Article 182 of the Administrative Code of Armenia (failure to comply with a lawful request of a police officer).

****10:17

137 protesters in Yerevan were detained. The police press service reported this to Sputnik Armenia, citing data as of 09:50 on May 27.

On Monday morning, supporters of the Tavush for the Motherland movement, led by Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, began actions of civil disobedience in the capital and regions of Armenia, blocking interstate highways, interregional roads and streets in Yerevan. After some time, the police began to detain protesters in the Armenian capital.

****09:21

A total of 67 protesters in Yerevan were detained, Ednews informs via Sputnik Armenia.

On Monday morning, supporters of the Tavush for the Motherland movement, led by Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, began actions of civil disobedience in the capital and regions of Armenia, blocking interstate highways, interregional roads and streets in Yerevan. After some time, the police began to detain protesters in the Armenian capital.

The protests in Armenia were sparked by the agreement reached on April 19 between Yerevan and Baku to begin delimiting the border with Tavush. On May 9, Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, who led the procession from Tavush to Yerevan, called on the prime minister to resign.

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