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Letters of Concern from Armenia

Armenia must stop the disproportionate use of force against protestors

The Human Rights House Network (HRHN) is deeply concerned about the disproportionate use of force against peaceful protestors in Armenia, in connection with “Erebuni” protests that began on 17 July. 04 Aug 2016 »

Image: July 2016 protests in Yerevan, Armenia 
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HRH Yerevan condemns police activities against peaceful civilians

Members of Human Rights House Yerevan have issued a joint statement condemning police activities against peaceful citizens, and calling on the police and security services, as well as other stakeholders, to act to ensure the rights and freedoms of citizens are respected and protected. 20 Jul 2016 »

Image: Armenia must support and protect human rights defenders 
Copyright: PINK & RWRP

Armenia must support and protect human rights defenders

Armenian NGO PINK is being threatened and intimidated for its work on LGBT issues by sections of the public and by some political figures in Armenia. The Armenian authorities must stop this intimidation and hold those responsible to account. Human Rights House Network calls on the authorities to end their silence and inaction, and meet their obligations to protect, empower, and support human rights defenders. 19 Nov 2015 »

Concern letter: Threats and attacks against organisations working on gender issues in Armenia

Members and partners of the Human Rights House Network and the South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders condemn the ongoing smear campaigns and harassment against human rights organizations working on gender issues in Armenia and urge the authorities of the Republic of Armenia to ensure the protection of human rights defenders in their work. 13 Sep 2013 »

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