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Armenia: picking up the pieces – new ICG briefing (08.04.2008)

(Quelle: International Crisis Group (ICG)) As Armenia inaugurates a president tomorrow amid its worst political crisis this century, the international community must press it to defuse tensions and release political prisoners to ensure stability and the environment to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh...

State of emergency ends (22.03.2008)

(Quelle: New York Times) A state of emergency introduced after post-election clashes that left eight people dead was lifted. Troops left the streets of the capital, Yerevan, that they had occupied since the March 1 clampdown, but the police blocked about 1,500 protesters in the city center.

Censors block printing of opposition newspapers (16.03.2008)

(Quelle: EurasiaNet) Armenian journalists muzzled by President Robert Kocharian’s March 1 state of emergency and the accompanying media blackout were hoping today would mark the return of many nonstate publications to the newsstands. Instead, many say they are witnessing the return of...

Armenian poll challenge rejected (09.03.2008)

(Quelle: BBC) The constitutional court in Armenia has rejected opposition claims that the presidential election was rigged. The court accepted opposition claims there were some violations but said this could not call into question the entire poll.

Vote observers more critical (08.03.2008)

(Quelle: New York Times) An election observation team from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe issued a second report on the presidential election that handed an overwhelming victory to the prime minister, delivering a more negative assessment of the Feb. 19 vote and its recount...

Riots over vote force state of emergency in Armenia (03.03.2008)

(Quelle: The Independent) A state of emergency was declared in Armenia yesterday after clashes between riot police and protesters left eight people dead and more than 30 policemen injured. More than 15,000 people were protesting against the results of presidential elections held a fortnight ago, in...

Post-election jitters in Armenia (26.02.2008)

(Quelle: ISN Security Watch) Observers ask if Armenia is on the eve of a colorful revolution or a colorless transition of power following February elections. Armenian citizens voted on 19 February in their 5th presidential elections - and for their 3rd president - since independence. Similar to...