The Liberty Square Liberated

“The upcoming “meeting” [of Aylyntranq] will be held in Azatutyan square on Friday, April 13, 2007, at 19:00”, announces Aramazd with joy, noting, that “Finally the authorities surrendered” to the Aylyntranq demands to have the Liberty square in front of the Opera house in Yerevan for their rallies, following a couple of refusals.

This is micro victory meaning not much, but sufficient to make them believe that we are really decisive, stubborn, tht we are not afraid, that we are ready for conflicts, for courts, for the police…

Reckless drivers are being penalized

Lara from Life in Armenia is more interested in finding a political party that is genuinely interested in helping clean up the country, rather then following the election campaigns of the parties. By clean up Lara also means the reduction of road hazards for drivers and pedestrians.

In the next month, we will be inundated by political election rhetoric, but it remains to be seen whether any of the political parties will have real, authentic and practical agendas that will be valuable and tangible for the country – and whether they will be enforced after the elections. For now, I am quite pleased by the ‘slight’ improvement related to the road safety. I hope that in time and with a bit more education, the road safety will be enhanced and make this place a safer home for us all.

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