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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To discredit the law on domestic violence it’s being linked to LGBT people

“Foreign emissaries are working with Armenian youth to propagate perversion under the pretext of the law against domestic violence,” says the president of “Pan Armenian Parental Committee” Arman Boshyan. It must be noted, that by saying perversion he means LGBT […]

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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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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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