Guessing Game Continues…

The second term of President Serj Sargsyan of Armenia will be over in April 2018. At the same time, the new constitution that was “passed” with a rigged referendum will come into full force. As per the new constitution, the Parliament of Armenia will elect a new President that will have more of a ceremonial… Continue reading Guessing Game Continues…

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Opposition Parties in Armenia

After over twenty-five years of independence, the opposition Political Parties (Parties) hardly exist in Armenia. A quick google search shows more than two dozen “Political Parties” with many “fancy” names that include, Christian-Democrats, Social Democrats Free Democrats, etc. They are more like “private clubs” and none is well organized to hold the government accountable. At… Continue reading Opposition Parties in Armenia

Laws for Prevention of Domestic Violence in Armenia.

On Dec 13 the Armenian parliament passed a law forĀ “prevention of domestic violence, protection of the victims of domestic violence, and restoring solidarity with the family”. (The vote was 75 for, 12 against, and 8 abstentions). It seems that domestic violence especially violence against women is a very serious issue in Armenia. Here is a… Continue reading Laws for Prevention of Domestic Violence in Armenia.