Armenia

Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and injustice - 24 May 2012

Headline Title:  Report 2012: No longer business as usual for tyranny and injustice Strong Arms Trade Treaty needed as UN Security Council looks unfit for purpose Amnesty International releases its flagship yearly report documenting the state of the world's human rights. Media Node:  Dera'a bread protest VIDEO: AIR2012 video news release (A-roll) Twitter Tag:  AIR2012 Story Location:  United Kingdom 51° 31' 5.1996" N, 0° 2' 23.37" W See map: Google Maps “Failed leadership has gone global in the last year, with politicians responding to protests with brutality or indifference. Governments must show legitimate leadership and reject injustice by protecting the powerless and restraining the powerful. ” Source:  Salil Shetty, Amnesty International Secretary General Date:  Thu, 24/05/2012 URL:  Amnesty International Report 2012 Description:  View the entire report URL:  Facts and figures Description:  Infographic

‘Virulent’ homophobic attacks put South Caucasus activists at risk - 18 May 2012

Headline Title:  ‘Virulent’ homophobic attacks put South Caucasus activists at risk Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan must do more to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, Amnesty International said after a spate of attacks on activists. A spate of attacks on LGBTI activists points to endemic discrimination that needs to be dealt with in South Caucasus countries. Media Node:  Tbilisi LGBT protest Twitter Tag:  LGBTI Story Location:  Armenia 40° 10' 45.6744" N, 44° 30' 54.8208" E “The virulent nature of these recent attacks shows the need for a public dialogue to tackle homophobia throughout the South Caucasus to protect LGBTI people from discrimination. ” Source:  John Dalhuisen, Europe and Central Asia Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 18/05/2012 URL:  Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Description:  Thematic page
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Background

Large-scale protests led by the opposition Armenian National Congress started in February.


Turkey fails to deliver justice for murdered Armenian journalist as trial ends - 16 January 2012

Headline Title:  No justice for Hrant Dink as murder trial ends The Turkish authorities have failed to address state officials' alleged involvement in the killing of journalist and human rights activist Hrant Dink, Amnesty International said today, as the trial The authorities ignore calls to address state officials' alleged involvement in the killing of journalist and human rights activist Hrant Dink. Media Node:  Demonstrators in Turkey hold photos of murdered journalist Hrant Dink Twitter Tag:  turkey Story Location:  Istanbul United Kingdom 37° 52' 26.76" N, 32° 30' 4.932" E See map: Google Maps

Histórico fallo del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos reconoce el derecho a la objeción de conciencia - 7 July 2011

Amnistía Internacional ha acogido con satisfacción el fallo histórico emitido por el Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos en el por primera vez se reconoce de manera explícita el derecho a la objec Un tribunal ha fallado en favor de un testigo de Jehová de Armenia a quien se impuso pena de prisión por negarse a hacer el servicio militar.

حكم تاريخي للمحكمة الأوروبية لحقوق الإِنسان يعترف بالحق بالرفض بدافع الضمير الحر - 7 July 2011

رحبت منظمة العفو الدولية بقرار تاريخي صدر عن المحكمة الأوروبية لحقوق الإنسان يعترف بصراحة ولأول مرة بالحق في الاعتراض بدافع الضمير الحر على أداء الخدمة العسكرية. منظمة العفو الدولية ترحب بقرار تاريخي صدر عن المحكمة الأوروبية لحقوق الإنسان يعترف بالحق في الاعتراض بدافع الضمير الحر على أداء الخدمة العسكرية.

Dans un arrêt qui fera date, la CEDH reconnaît le droit à l'objection de conscience - 7 July 2011

Amnesty International salue un arrêt décisif de la Cour européenne des droits de l'homme (CEDH), qui reconnaît explicitement pour la première fois le droit à l'objection de conscience au service mi La Cour européenne des droits de l'homme statue en faveur d'un témoin de Jéhovah condamné en Arménie à une peine d'emprisonnement pour avoir refusé d'effectuer son service militaire.

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