The candle lighting event organized by Vahe Avetyan Movement was held yesterday evening in memory of Vahe Avetyan, the military doctor beaten up to death in Harsnakar restaurant.
40th day of Vahe Avetyan’s death was marked on August 7.
Before the candle lighting event, the police had surrounded Harsnakar Restaurant owned by MP Ruben Hairapetyan where his bodyguards beat up Vahe to death.
Politicians, civil society activists, parties and individuals were there to honor the memory of the military doctor and to protest against violence.
The candle lighting was followed by a march to Avan District where Ruben Hairapetyan’s house is. The protesters did not stop at his house but marched across the district.
No clashes with the police or other incidents have been reported.
During their march in Avan the protesters chanted “Nemets murderer”. After the march, a small rally was held in Avan which was addressed by some participants who condemned violence.
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