Armenia: Children's Day

Unzipped says that International Children's Day, marked worldwide on 1 June, took on a more political tone in Armenia this year with the families of detained opposition activists staging a protest yesterday near the General Prosecutor's Office and United Nations building in downtown Yerevan. The blog calls on the Armenian Government not to make declarations about the right of the child, but to instead comply with demands from international bodies to release their fathers, many of whom were detained only for their political activities.

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