Movses Gorgisyan

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Gorgisyan during a demonstration in front of Matenadaran

Moses Gorgisyan (Armenian: Մովսես Գորգիսյան; 1961–1990) led nationalist demonstrations in Yerevan which led to him being jailed in 1988.[1] Gorgisyan posthumously received the highest title in Armenia, the National Hero of Armenia award. He also was an editor of the Armenian edition of Glasnost magazine.[2] Gorgisyan raised the Armenian flag on May 28, 1988 for the first time.[3]


  1. ^ Armenians End Strike as Local Party Chiefs Back Enclave Demand, Los Angeles Times
  2. ^ The Persecution of Human Rights Monitors: December 1989 to December 1990: a ... - Page 203 by Human Rights Watch
  3. ^ "National Hero would have turned 50". A1plus. 3 December 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 

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