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Armenia: Nasty Politics

The first president of the Republic of Armenia depicted as a Jew, supporters of the newly elected president labelled as “Turks” while he is depicted in visual propaganda as a Nazi or female genitalia? Blogian says it's all run of the mill in what is fast becoming a mutually hostile battle between the government and opposition in Armenia. More alarmingly, the blog concludes, it also reflects deep prejudices and hatred in society which can only frustrate the country's democratic development.

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