Araks Mamulyan

Yerevan: Police Arrest Protest Leader

Yerevan police today detained and later arrested Armen Grigoryan, a political analyst and civic activist, on charges that he violated various administrative codes related to the organization of public rallies and marches.

Armenia’s Special Investigative Service has issued a statement that Grigoryan and others organized rallies and marches in Yerevan between April 13 and 16 without informing, in writing, the Yerevan Municipality in advance.