Armenia commemorating 13th anniversary of March 1 events

March 1, 2021 – 11:49 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net is commemorating the 13th anniversary of March 1 events.

Popular protests led by first President of Levon Ter-Petrosyan on March 1 and 2, 2008 grew into violence between the police and rally-goers, leaving 10 people dead and about 200 injured.

The First President was running for President in 2008 and had summoned a massive rally in after losing his bid.

The Armenian National Congress, headed by Ter-Petrosyan, is planning a rally in Yerevan, as are the authorities and the opposition, on Monday, March 1.

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