In Yerevan on the second day of rallies for the resignation of Prosecutor General Arthur Davtyan. On Friday, may 18, according to TASS.
“We demand that the attorney General Davtyan came down to us and said why after all these years, his office had fabricated cases against many innocent people who fought with the former regime. He should resign,” said one of the initiators of the picket, human rights activist Vardges Gaspari.
As noted, may 17, rallied only 10-15 people, the next day the number of protesters amounted to about a hundred. The protesters dispersed only after talking with a representative of the court of appeals, which declared that no parole is not planned. The demonstrators promised to return to the building PGO Monday.
the protest involved supporters of the radical group “Sasna tsrer”, which in 2016 have seized police station in Yerevan. Also, the building of the Prosecutor General’s office were supporters of General Samvel Babayan, who was suspected of planning to assassinate former President Serzh Sargsyan.
New Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan promised to consider the resignation of attorney General, but added that he does not see it necessary.