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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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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Human rights situation of LGBT people in Armenia 2015

2015 was a regressive year for LGBT people’s rights in Armenia, since the newly accepted Constitution restricted marriage as a union only between a man and a woman. The issue of same-sex marriage was brought up in a broad manner […]

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Human Rights House joint statement for the UN Human Rights Council 29th session

Today, during the UN Human Rights Council 29th session Armenian delegation presented the stance of the state on Universal Periodic Review recommendations received on January 22. Human Rights House Foundation came up with a joint statement which was endorsed by […]

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Crackdown of activists

On December 2, several hundred demonstrators marched through the central streets of Yerevan to denounce the ruling regime, Putin’s visit to Armenia and President Serj Sargsyan’s decision to join to the Customs Union. Activists were holding posters stating “Putin, Go […]

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