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Armenian intellectuals stage sit-down strike in Liberty Square

14:42, 02.04.2011 Region: Armenia Theme: Politics

A sit-down strike, organized by Armenian intellectuals, will start today in Liberty Square of Yerevan. The MP from Heritage Party Larisa Alaverdyan, ethnographer Hranush Kharatyan and scientist Anahit Tonoyan will open the event.

“They will continue protest action staged by Raffi Hovannisian,” spokesperson for Heritage party Karine Hakobyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am.

Leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian went on 15-day hunger strike in March.  

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