YEREVAN. – Parliamentary hearings on the draft of the National Assembly (NA) Armenia statement initiated by the opposition “Way Out” NA Faction, and with respect to the tragic events that occurred on March 1 and 2, 2008, are in progress.
The “Way Out” faction proposes to adopt an NA statement in connection with the tenth anniversary of these events.
On March 1, 2008, the authorities used force against the opposition members that were rallying in downtown capital city Yerevan. Eight demonstrators and two servicemen of the internal troops were killed.
No one has yet been brought to account for these deaths.