Monthly Archives: May 2008

 Karapet Rubinyan described the internal political situation in these words yesterday.  One of the guests of the National Press Club, representative of Levon Ter-Petrosyan’s pre-electoral headquarters, former NA vice chairman Karapet Rubinyan named the post-electoral situation as a “velvet revolution” without any external assistance, sponsorship and colors. As a proof Mr. Rubinyan alluded to the …

Another action of hunger strike was launched yesterday, this time it was in front of the Armenian National Movement office.  Sargis Tamazyan and Karen Karapetyan and director of “Hayk” newspaper Armen Zurabyan went on a hunger strike.

The RA law enforcement bodies do not allow the citizens with the oppositionist view to walk in the Freedom Square for about 3 months.  The Freedom Square which our police decided to clean up from the people who were struggling for their constitutional right is still occupied by law enforcement bodies. It is allowed to …

  Head of ANM first department Albert Baghdasaryan considers all hopes about June 20 groundless: “More than half million people gathered in the Freedom Square on February 26 but nothing happened”. The meeting on June 20 will make the European officials think and our authorities will decide their future activities depending on the behavior of …

 “Stand till the end”, – Levon Ter-Petrosyan advises the people in Sardarapat.  “You will decide the fate of this country. You should not be tired; you should struggle until you reach your goals. This is not my problem. It is not for me at all, what you will do, will do for your children. If …

Deputy Chief of RA Police Hovhannes Hunanyan, who has been the active participant of March 1 incident, said during his interview with “Aravot” that the demonstrators came to kill him.  In answer to our question why only activists from the opposition are arrested and no policeman since there are citizens who were killed by shootings. …

Hunger strike in Erablur ” Set the political prisoners free and commit the PACE 1609 resolution completely” – these are those demands which 9 warriors who have gone on a hunger strike in Erablur from this morning presented to the RA authorities. “We think that the arrested persons are kept in the prison illegally for …

Petros Makeyan\’s Shota Saghatelyan\’s and Ashot Zakaryan\’s trial which becomes a farce, were continued yesterday in Shirak region. The trial was postponed yesterday but 50 citizens of Gyumri and political prisoner Ashot Zakaryan himself went on a warning hunger strike just in the hall of the court.

Three standing committees were added into 9 standing committees of the Parliament.  There have been only 6 standing committees in the history of the Parliament but the Parliament in 2007 had to make changes in NA legislation adding the number of committees to share among PAP, ARF and RPA factions. But the situation was again …