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19 Aug 2019 | 12:51 PM UTC

Armenia: Ongoing protest reported in Yerevan August 19

Armenia News Alert

Protest and police presence reported at the National Assembly in Yerevan on August 19; transportation disruptions reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/21/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Yerevan). COUNTRY/REGION Yerevan

Event

Protesters gathered at the National Assembly on Monday, August 19, to denounce the operation of the Amulsar gold mine. Road blockades on Marshal Baghramyan Avenue have been reported, as well as police presence at the scene of the protest. Reports indicate that police have arrested six people in connection to the protests.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected in Yerevan over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Yerevan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all demonstrations, and anticipate transportation and business disruptions.

 

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