Episode
July 1, 2015

#ElectricYerevan: Bringing power to the people in Armenia

As demonstrators pressure the government for reform, what is the future of the popular movement?
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What started as a protest over rising electricity prices in Armenia has over the past week turned into a demonstration about dignity. After protesters successfully pressured the government into suspending an energy price hike, Armenians say they will continue their fight for a government that works in the people's interest. We'll look at how the #ElectricYerevan movement is changing Armenia at 19:30 GMT.

In this episode, we speak with:

Babken DerGrigorian @Babken
Activist & protester

Hayk Harutyunyan
Armenian Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources

Maria Titizian @MariaTitizian
Managing editor, CivilNet

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