Topic: Freedom of Speech

By Gayane Saribekian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Law-enforcement authorities have launched criminal proceedings against a young political activist who has branded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan a “nation-destroying scourge” and accused him[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Security officers dragged an Armenian opposition lawmaker from the parliament podium after he strongly criticized one of his pro-government colleagues on October 26. The incident occurred during[...]

By Mania Israyelyan YEREVAN (IWPR) — Freedom of speech advocates have condemned a new law in Armenia that criminalizes “severe insult” to public figures, warning that the legislation is not only[...]