On August 19, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with citizens concerned about the issue of Amulsar.
A tense stand-off occurred today on the road leading to the Amulsar mine in Armenia when environmental activists and local residents stood in front of cars carrying an inspector from the Investigative Committee’s Serious Crimes Unit
Vahagn Gevorgyan, enjoying the backing of Armenian businessman and Prosperous Armenia Party head Gagik Tsarukyan, was reelected mayor of Abovyan on Sunday.
The new sentence comes on the heels of the appointment of hardline Iranian judiciary head Ebrahim Raisi.
Amulsar defenders are mainly residents from the communities of Jermuk, Gndevaz and Kechut.