ArmInfo.In Yerevan, an action-procession is taking place in memory of Arthur Sargsyan, the "food deliverer".
As the correspondent of ArmInfo informs from the place of events, the procession started from Freedom Square. Several hundred demonstrators move to the Republic Square, chanting: "Death to the regime!", "Serzh killed Artur!", "Unite!", "Free, independent Armenia", "We decide!", "Prosecutor, go away". Protesters intend to pass through the central streets of Yerevan and return to Freedom Square.
To recall, Artur Sargsyan was accused of assisting the actions of the rebel group Sasna Tsrer, which captured the regiment of the patrol service of Yerevan in July 2016. On his private car he broke through screens and delivered bread and water to the rebels. The authorities decided to use the factor of hunger and thirst to force the group to surrender. Sargsyan was arrested, and then under pressure from a group of Parliamentarians, he was released under a subscription, as he suffered a number of serious diseases incompatible with his arrest. However, on 9 February he was arrested again because of "violation of the conditions of execution of the preventive measure". After that, Sargsyan went on a hunger strike, and refused to take appropriate medical care, his health deteriorated every day. On March 16, in extremely difficult condition, he was taken to the clinic, where he died.
To note, the actions in memory of Artur Sargsyan are held not only in Yerevan and in the cities of the Republic, but all over the world since the day of his death on March 17. Participants in the action in memory of Artur Sargsyan, demanding to bury Sargsyan in the pantheon of "Yerablur" and bring to justice those who are "guilty".