Heeding the call of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, thousands of irate citizens converged on the grounds of the National Assembly in Yerevan last night to voice their opposition to a controversial bill that would make it more difficult for Pashinyan to disband the legislature and call new elections.
Hundreds gathered in Yerevan’s Aznavour Square to pay their respects to Charles Aznavour who died today at the age of 94. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan also paid his personal farewell to the world famous French-Armenian singer, composer and film star.
The party says it will create a pan-Armenian network that will formulate a national strategy with Armenian statehood at its core.
Luys Alliance candidates vying for seats on the Yerevan Municipal Council made a campaign stop at Garegin Nzhdeh Square, presenting their vision for the Armenian capital to voters.
In the shadow of a statue of General Andranik, and with the accompaniment of traditional Armenian song and dance, ARF candidates vying for a spot on the new Yerevan Municipal Council met with voters in the Armenian capital’s Malatia-Sebastia district.
Heritage Party leader Raffi Hovannisian, running for the post of Yerevan mayor, pressed the flesh today at a campaign rally in a small Yerevan park where a statute of the famous painter Martiros Sarian stands.
Activists opposed to the Amulsar mine project gathered in front of the Government Building in Yerevan this morning, some dressed as endangered butterflies found on lands on the mine site.
Hundreds of Yerevan residents and musicians turned out today to voice their solidarity with street musicians barred by the police from playing on Northern Boulevard in downtown Yerevan.
Here are some scenes of this evening’s public rally.