Gayane Mkrtchyan | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
14 Jan 13
Despite international court ruling, Jehovah’s Witnesses who refuse to perform alternative service under military command risk prosecution.
5 Nov 12
New impetus to provide free accommodation to young adults coming out of children’s homes.
3 Oct 12
Government wants to standardise minimum marriage age at 18.
14 Sep 12
Quota system exists for national elections, and some argue it should apply to female representation at local level.
29 Jun 12
Politics remains male-dominated despite quota for women in parliament.
Gayane Mkrtchyan, Sara Khojoyan
18 May 12
Border villagers say life feels like the war never ended.
11 May 12
Election better run than previous ones, but Armenian National Congress wants results cancelled.
17 Apr 12
Political parties accused of handing out cash and gifts ahead of election.
Gayane Mkrtchyan, Naira Melkumyan
23 Dec 11
While younger people have little conception of life under communist rule, some Armenians miss the positive things lost after the Soviet collapse.
18 Nov 11
Main national church says tax exemption will be no loss to government, while minority faiths want the same privileges.