YEREVAN. – Yerevan State University students have started a sit-in strike near the building of one of the university departments.
Around three dozen students of the Yerevan State Conservatory have joined them, the Armenian News- News.am correspondent reports.
Protesting students are supported by five young people who had declared a hunger strike in a lecture hall at Yerevan State University in the morning. They are protesting against the bill that curtails the right of military deferment in Armenia.
The authorities have repeatedly tried to cancel the military deferment of studies.