Protesters block main venue of Yerevan, police detains 16

Protesters block main venue of Yerevan, police detains 16
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  • calendar-gray 14 March 2019

Mass protests occured in Yerevan, Armenia, ONAreports citing news.am.

Armenia police said they detained 16 people in downtown Yerevan after demonstrators protesting against dismantling of cafes.

The protesters blocked Mashtots Avenue but police forcibly dispersed the crowd. Later on the protesters blocked Tumanyan street.

Yerevan Municipality had disseminated an announcement on restoration of the green area in the sector near Liberty Square.  

They are holding a demonstration and trying to hinder the dismantling of the cafes.

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