2003–04 Armenian protests

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2003-2004 Armenian protests
DateMarch 2003 – April 2004
LocationYerevan, Armenia
Caused by
Resulted in
  • Protests suppressed by force

A series of mass protests were held in Armenia following the 2003 presidential election, led by the former presidential candidate Stepan Demirchyan.



April 12, 2004[edit]

2003 Armenian Presidential election opposition candidate Stepan Demirchyan, who official runner-up of that election, was defeated by Robert Kocharyan in second round, starts protest for demand authority retirement in Freedom Square, later starts rally to Presidential Palace, but police blocks the road from front of National Assembly, after this protesters announced sit-in, later police attacks to protesters for disperse sit-in.[1][2]

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