A Court of Appeals in Yerevan began a hearing today of the General Prosecution’s complaints against ex-President Robert Kocharyan’s release from custody, as well as another decision by another court to suspend the proceedings and forward it to the Constitutional Court for validation.
Kocharyan hearing proceeds amid rival demonstrations outside Yerevan courthouse
STEPANAKERT, JUNE 12, ARTSAKHPRESS-ARMENPRESS: Judge Armen Danielyan is presiding over the hearing.
Kocharyan is personally in the courtroom.
Rival demonstrations numbering around 100 people are underway outside the court building. The supporters of the ex-president and demonstrators protesting his release are insulting each other as police are trying to prevent possible clashes.