Politics 15:57 17/05/2022 Armenia

Gegham Manukyan: Armenian police 'kidnapped' MP Tadevos Avetisyan

Armenia’s riot police detained MP Tadevos Avetisyan from the opposition Hayastan bloc at anti-government protests in Yerevan on Tuesday, Gegham Manukyan, a leader of the opposition ARF party and Hayastan MP, said in a live video on Facebook.

"Officers of the special police units kidnapped Tadevos Avtisyan despite the warning that they were not entitled to do so,” Manukyan said.

“They pushed him into a police van and took him away without providing any explanations," he added.

Opposition protesters blocked dozens of streets in Yerevan on Tuesday morning as part of the ongoing campaign of civil disobedience to force PM Nikol Pashinyan from office, paralyzing traffic across the city. The police used force to detain hundreds of demonstrators.

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