March, attack, arrest, sit-in, march, arrest

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Armenian National Congress Press Release

On December 28th at 2:00 pm, there will be a press conference given by ANC coordinator Levon Zurabyan, Head of the Nikol Pashinyan’s election headquarters Davit Matevosyan, and representative of the ANC central office Vladimir Karapetyan.  The press conference will take place at the central office of the Armenian National Congress.

The topic of the press conference will be the December 27th attack on HAK supporters who were campaigning for Nikol Pashinyan, candidate for District 10 Parliamentary position.

The address is 19A, Koryun, 4th floor.

Urgent! 5 were beaten

Today, December 27, 2009, at around 5:30 pm, in the courtyard near the buildings at Toumanyan and Nalbandyan streets (“Boxi Hayat”), HAK youth activists for Nikol Pashinyan’s election campaign were approached by a small gang of undesirables, who demanded that the youths stop their election campaigning. When the gang’s illegitimate demand was denied, they attacked the youths, beating them with their fists and with metal pipes.

Vahagn Gevorgyan, Sahak Muradyan, Sargis Gevorgyan, Tevos Matevosyan and Sergey Gasparyan were transported to a hospital with varying degrees of bodily injuries (mostly with lacerations and contusions, the result of blows by metal objects). Vladimir Karapetyan, representative of the central office of the HAK, also suffered injuries at the scene.