Protests | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The media must learn to interpret the evolving digital dialectic of global unrest.
Failures to deliver on political promises have people back out in the streets.
Government concessions fail to quell ongoing demonstrations.
Questions asked over second outbreak of serious violence in six months.
What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?
2 Mar 13
Raffi Hovhannisyan did better than expected, but insists he was robbed of victory.
28 Feb 13
Ilham Aliyev pledges to go after corrupt local government officials, though some see them as just the products of the system he heads.
25 Feb 13
Raffi Hovhannisyan rallies thousands to back his claim that he should be president.
12 Feb 13
Relations between president and prime minister reach new low as confrontation spills onto streets.
5 Feb 13
Allies say they are being framed for spontaneous protest by exasperated residents of provincial town.
30 Jan 13
Struggling to support families, they believe their husbands were made scapegoats for 2011 bloodshed.
14 Dec 12
Authorities repressive and responsive by turn, but the old social contract has been torn up.
14 Dec 12
Repression has worsened as authorities fail to learn the real lessons of December 2011 bloodshed.
12 Nov 12
New legislation gives authorities financial leverage to stamp out protests.
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