A Russian Teen Activist Sentenced to Six Days of Imprisonment for Demonstration
December 21 , 2019
Arshak Makichyan, a Russian teen activist is sentenced to six days of imprisonment for participating in a demonstration in Moscow. Makichyan is a 25 year old violinist and is inspired by Greta Thunberg to join the Fridays for Future movement. Other people came out in his support and said Arshak Makichyan's arrest is the "harshest crackdown" on student campaigners. Climate activist from around the world came out on social media to support him.