Armenia, the eternal phoenix, may be reborn again, but only if the hand of those who want to bury it in ashes today is stopped.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Armenia. According to Freedom House, the "although parliamentary elections in May 2012 showed some notable improvements, vote-buying and voter intimidation remained extremely prevalent". A turbulent region and rivalry with Azerbaijan pose constant challenges. Also check out our section on World Democracy and our articles on the contested area of Nagorny Karabakh.
Patterns in Georgian and Armenian democracy protests are indicators of both countries’ democratic tolerance and liberalization.
Faced with waning popular support, allies of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian are now working to reform Armenia’s election laws.
Armenia’s parliament has adopted legal reforms that aim to limit freedom of expression by raising fines for defamation and insult.
For 30 years, Armenia was a regional force, able to defeat its neighbor and claim land it believed was rightfully its own. Until it wasn’t.
The 2018 Velvet Revolution in Armenia is a historic opportunity for democratic development. Popular protests led by Nikol Pashinian.
Armenian reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan won by landslide the early parliamentary elections Sunday, Central Election Commission’s (CEC) results showed.
Armenian court puts the nation’s former president in custody on charges linked to a deadly police crackdown on a 2008 protest over alleged voting fraud.
A wave of enthusiasm democracy can be felt in Armenia since Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan began his term on May 8, 2018, reflected in a new poll by IRI.
Protests have been building for the last two weeks over an alleged power grab by the former prime minister