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Lusine Sahakyan, a lawyer who represents torture victims in Armenia. (Photo: Media Centre, Yerevan)
25 Mar 15
Human rights defenders sceptical that laws alone will change practice of coercing suspects to confess.
Sacked workers from the Nairit factory protest in Yerevan. (Photo: Ani Petrosyan)
13 Mar 15
Workers sacked en masse amid continued talk of saving the debt-ridden factory.
 Lake Sevan is Armenia's main reserve of fresh water. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
13 Mar 15
Right now, only exploratory work is planned, but environmentalists fear for the worst if anything is found.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan (left) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu (since appointed prime minister) meet in Yerevan in December 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
3 Mar 15
In the end. painstaking efforts to rebuild the troubled relationship were blocked by massive unresolved differences.
Armenian ombudsman Karen Andreasyan. (Photo: ombudsman's website)
2 Mar 15
Police investigations can be flawed and public attitudes are often unsympathetic.
Tigran Yegoryan of the Europe in Law Association in Armenia. (Photo: Media Centre, Yerevan)
25 Feb 15
President invalidates candidate selection amid allegations that process was flawed.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) and Gagik Tsarukyan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
25 Feb 15
After calling for the downfall of the president, Prosperous Armenia’s leader has a change of heart.
20 Feb 15
Government blamed after patients contracted the disease while undergoing routine operations.
20 Feb 15
Opposition parties demand swift action to find perpetrators of abduction and assault, and suspect government members of complicity.
Opposition convoy heads for Karabakh. (Photo: Constituent Parliament)
19 Feb 15
Police prevent opposition group from moving out of Armenia.

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