· May, 2007

Stories about Armenia from May, 2007

Nagorno Karabakh conflict: “Liberated Territories” in Focus

  31 May 2007

The Armenian blogosphere is full of speculations about the seven regions in Azerbaijan currently under the control of Armenian and Karabakh forces, which are referred to as the “Liberated Territories” by those with a more nationalistic perspective. Now that the parliamentary elections are behind us the international community is once...

Armenia: Post-election News

  18 May 2007

Onnik Krikorian has a post-election Armenian Parliamentary Election Monitor focusing on those who are contesting the outcome of the vote.

Armenia: Police Brutality

  16 May 2007

Nazarian discusses the most recent case of police brutality in Armenia, a case which the blogger says underlines the shortcomings of Armenia's government.

Armenia: Observing

  15 May 2007

Nareg of Life in Armenia reports on being an observer for this weekend's parliamentary vote in Armenia.

Armenia: Improved Elections

  15 May 2007

Armenians voted for a new parliament over the weekend. Onnik Krikorian assesses the elections, agreeing with international observers that they are better than past votes, but that there is still room for improvement.

Armenia: Police beat opposition protesters in Yerevan

  10 May 2007

Bloggers were faster then most media covering the violent events of yesterday. Unzipped, Narjan (am), Aramazd (am) here (am), here (am) and here (am), HyeBlog (ru), E-channel blog (am), A1plus blog (am) were among the first to react, mostly bringing information as it came, while the posts made already today...

Caucasus: Media Freedom

  4 May 2007

Social Science in the Caucasus looks at media freedom in the Caucasus and how it measures up with other parts of the world.