Urgent appeal of the Armenian civil society to the international community

Date: 21 April 2018, 7pm, Yerevan To: United Nations, Council of Europe, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, European Commission, Diplomatic missions in Armenia URGENT APPEAL TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND DEMOCRATIC STATES We, the undersigned civil society organizations in Armenia, would […]

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Demonstration: Demanding fair trial on attacks against LGBT people

On April 5, a demonstration was held in front of the RA Prosecutor General’s Office. Two attacks have happened in a month, based on people’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The demonstrators, doubting that the law-enforcement bodies would justly investigate […]

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The MP suggested to isolate LGBTI people

LGBTnews.am has interviewed Gevorg Petrosyan, an MP from “Tsarukyan” faction, lawyer, who lectures are YSU, Faculty of Law. In the National Assembly, he is a member of Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs and Protection of Human Rights and […]

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A hearing in the case concerning the removal of LGBT posters took place

On March 21, a preliminary hearing in the case Public Information and Need of Knowledge NGO vs. The Municipality of Yerevan took place at the Administrative Court of Yerevan; the case concerns the removal of public posters advocating tolerance towards […]

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ECHR has communicated the case against Armenia concerning Iravunk newspaper

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has communicated the case Minasyan and others against the Republic of Armenia that concerns to hate speech and discrimination spread by Iravunk newspaper. The suit is related to the article “They serve the interests […]

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