Sunday, August 24, 2008

Proud, Strong and United

Celebrations, Aug 23, on Northern Boulevard, of the Declaration of Armenia's Independence from the USSR in 1990

The speaker, I think, is Aram Manukyan - who in his introduction says he is going to speak from the heart - and he does - he says he has heard from so many of the political prisoners, those actually imprisoned, and those who have gone into hiding, and they all feel the same way, ...

“They are proud, they are strong, they are united, and you are their support
If this square, this Boulevard didn’t exist, the authorities would have consumed them by now.”

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