Street Battles in Yerevan

Street Battles in Yerevan

Monday, 3 March, 2008

On March 1 2008 the Armenian authorities sent in police who used force to break up opposition rallies protesting against the result of the February 19 presidential election, in which Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian was declared the winner. Eight people were reported killed and scores were injured. The authorities declared a state of emergency and imposed a news blackout.

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