Annual Review: Human Rights Situation of LGBT People in 2016

2016 began with the assault of LGBT activists but the perpetrators were neither identified nor brought to justice. Although tangible positive changes were noticeable throughout the year, no action has been taken at the state level to ensure that LGBT […]

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Grave violations against perceived gay and bisexual men in Chechnya should be investigated

Eastern Coalition for LGBT Equality is deeply concerned with the grave human rights violations of the LGBT people in Chechnya. We are also concerned by the lack of response from authorities and threats towards journalists and human rights defenders who […]

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Government of Armenia did not take steps to protect LGBTI people. HRW report

In 2016 government of Armenia has not addressed hate speech or discrimination against LGBTI people, is stated in 2017 report of Human Rights Watch (HRW), adding that LGBTI people continue to face discrimination, harassment and violence. Citing PINK Armenia’s survey […]

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Announcement about discrimination on the grounds of race and ethnic origin

The Non-Discrimination and Equality Coalition has been closely following the recent discussions about the photograph published by Photo Atelier Marashlyan. The published family photograph is distinctive in that it portrays a white woman (presumably of Armenian descent) and a black […]

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