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Briefing hopefully opens doors

For the first time, a non-governmental organisation has arranged a thematic briefing of the Council of Europe’s (CoE’s) decision-making body. Three human rights defenders presented their experiences on the front line promoting human rights. 27 Oct 2017 »

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Armenian HRDs trained in documenting freedom of assembly violations

On the last weekend of March 2017, at Human Rights House Yerevan, experts from five Human Rights Houses (HRHs) delivered training on documenting human rights violations of freedom of assembly. 20 Armenian human rights defenders (HRDs), both from the House and the wider civil society, took part in the training focused on rally dispersals and professional and ethical human rights violations in Armenia. 27 Jun 2017 »

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The reality of LGBT+ activism in Armenia

Mamikon Hovsepyan is an Armenian human rights defender who has been promoting equality and diversity and defending human rights in Armenia for 15 years. 27 Jun 2017 »

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Human Rights Defender on trial in Armenia

(Updated 8 March) Marina Poghosyan works against corruption in Armenia. She now faces charges of extortion. Human rights organisations have linked the trial to the work of the human rights defender's organisation in uncovering illegal activities involving officials in the country. 08 Mar 2017 »

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Women's Resource Center Armenia receives “With and For Girls Award”

Women's Resource Center Armenia (WRCA), member of Human Rights House Yerevan, has received the “With and For Girls Award” in recognition of its work to improve the lives of girls. The award is administered by the With and For Girls Collective – a group of seven organisations united by a common belief that girls are agents of change. 29 Nov 2016 »

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