Narek Aleksanyan

Protestors Demand Freedom for All Political Prisoners in Armenia

Activists converged on the Prosecutor General’s Office in Yerevan today in a show of solidarity for Tigran Arakelyan, a young HAK (Armenian National Congress) member sentenced to six years on charges of hooliganism and resisting arrest dating back to a August 2011 incident with police.

The protesters, calling for the release of all political prisoners in the country, noted that today is the 23rd anniversary of Armenia’s Declaration of Independence.