Rights of LGBTI persons are violated in Armenia. CoE Commissioner for Human Rights

The Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Miyatovich has published a report following her visit to Armenia in September 2018. The report focuses mainly on women’s rights, gender equality and domestic violence, as well as human rights of vulnerable […]

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The criminal code doesn՛t recognize homophobia as an aggravating circumstance. Report

Human Rights Watch published the World Report 2019 which is addressing human rights issues of the previous year. In the chapter about Armenia, the report hihlighted political changes in the country and addressed Yerevan municipality elections, abuse by law enforcement […]

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From “metastasis” in 2016 to “human class that has the right to be protected” in 2019: Naira Zohrabyan on LGBT people

Howbeit in 2016 Naira Zohrabyan, a member of the National Assembly of Armenia, when speaking about LGBT people, publicly and openly said: “I will do everything possible to hinder the spread of that metastasis in Armenia”, but few days ago, […]

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7 LGBT related important moments in 2018

2018 was the year of LGBT people, but not in a positive sense. During the whole year, especially after the Velvet Revolution, the acronym LGBT did not leave the lips of the Armenian population, and the passion calmed down after […]

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