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Statement on 2018 August 14 Incident

15 August, 2018

"New Generation" Humanitarian NGO received information from citizen M. T. on 14.08.2018 that at about 5:00 am near the Beirut Street in Yerevan young armed person went up to 6 people and threatened to harm their lives and health. Those people fled to the hotel “Shirak”, entering and hiding. Armed young man followed them. As a result, people were taken out of the hotel. They applied to the Kentron Police Station and presented the situation. Two other young men approached them, who argued with the flower-sellers and then with the police. As a result of the brawl, not only the police officers, but also the mentioned young people were injured (see photos attached). READ MORE