Armenia must hold accountable, those responsible for threatening human rights defenders

We, the undersigned members and partners of the Human Rights House Network (HRHN), condemn the threats and attacks against human rights defenders in Armenia, and call upon the Armenian authorities to publicly voice their support to such human rights defenders […]

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Amnesty International’s report. LGBTI persons’ and women’s rights in Armenia

The adoption of a draft bill prohibiting all forms of discrimination was put on hold, while provisions expressly prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation were removed, it is stated in Amnesty International human rights organization’s 2014/2015 annual report. […]

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Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in Armenia 2013

Armenia is proclaimed as a democratic country, the basic guideline of which is the institutionalization and implementation of liberal values; therefore, the state and all interested organizations and associations acting within the framework of the Constitution and existing laws need […]

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U.S. Department of States: Armenia 2013, Human Rights report

U.S. Department of States presented its Country Report on Human Rights Practices for Armenia in 2013. The report is summarizing the Human Rights situation and violations concerning  to respect for the integrity of the person, civil judicial procedures and remedies, […]

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Hate Crimes in the OSCE Region

Incidents and Responses Annual Report for 2012 Hate Crimes in the OSCE Region – Incidents and Responses is prepared annually by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) as a part of the OSCE’s efforts to combat hate […]

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AGLA NY statement against “propaganda” law proposal

The Armenian Gay and Lesbian Association of New York is alarmed that in August 2013 the Armenian police proposed a ban on “promoting non-traditional sexual relationships”, which would effectively target LGBT people in Armenia with prejudice. We call for the […]

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