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Armen Dulyan was told not to come back to work after posting a Facebook comment. (Photo courtesy of A. Dulyan)
19 Jun 13
Debate around whether reporters should be free to post whatever they like on Facebook.
Shahin Rzayev with the receipt for the confiscated book. (Courtesy of Shahin Rzayev.)
First Person
12 Jun 13
IWPR’s country director had book confiscated just because it was published in Armenia.
IWPR and the Media Centre of Armenia’s Public Journalism Club held a discussion meeting on the gas price rise on May 23. (Photo: IWPR)
7 Jun 13
Russian-controlled monopoly is bumping up fuel prices for cash-strapped Armenians.
Villagers in Armenia block a highway to press demands for hail damage compensation. (Photo: Photolure agency)
5 Jun 13
Protesters say they face financial ruin after hail defence system fails to save crops.
31 May 13
Virtual discussion brings experts together to discuss impasse of talks, and possible ways forward.
Participants in a discussion on disability awareness and legislation, Yerevan, March 15, 2013. (Photo: IWPR)
28 May 13
Debate comes as work continues on legislation intended to change the way disability is referred to.
Protest against violence against women in Armenia. (Photo: Women's Resource Centre/Facebook)
23 May 13
After years of drafting text and consulting with officials, women’s group finds that its proposal to protect victims and punish abusers has been abandoned.
Workers from the Nairit plant demand their wages, April 29. (Photo:
18 May 13
Yerevan rubber factory may be moribund but its staff are still hoping it will bounce back.
Yerevan voters at the polls, May 5, 2013. (Photo: Anahit Hayrapetyan)
13 May 13
President's party to control capital, as opposition groups claim electoral fraud.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
10 May 13
President's allies think more of the same will do fine.