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Yerevan bans Freedom Square opposition protests

4 April 2011 - 12:54pm

The mayor’s office of Yerevan has banned the Armenian National Movement from holding protests at Freedom Square, News Armenia cites the website of the city’s administration.


The Armenian National Movement Party is part of the Armenian National Congress. The organization requested permission to hold protests at  Freedom Square and a march according to a route: Freedom Square – Mashtots Avenue – Amiryan Str. – Republic Square – Nalbandian Str. – Tumanyan Str. – Freedom Square.


The mayor’s office did not permit protests on April 18-19, explaining that other events were planned in the area.


The authorities offered the protest to be held at the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts “Matenadaran”.


The last meeting of the Armenian National Congress was held near the “Matenadaran” on March 17. The protest turned into a march heading to the Freedom Square where meetings have been forbidden for 3 years. The police allowed the protesters to pass.

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