Three Armenian demonstrators get prison terms for “hooliganism”
Noyan Tapan news agency
18 May 04
Yerevan, 17 May: Sentences into the case of gross violation of public
order have been passed with regard to three people arrested during
the 28 March rally in Gyumri [northwestern Armenia].
Noyan Tapan news agency has learnt from the Armenian
Prosecutor-General’s Office press service that the first instance
court of Shirak Region gave Martin Kazaryan a one-year sentence.
Ararat Petrosyan on 13 May was given one year in prison as well,
but was given a trial period with the sentence suspended for a year.
Gamlet Lazarian was given nine months in prison on 13 May. A judge
found three people guilty under the “hooliganism” Article of the