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Armenia: Environmental activist charged with libel

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Education, Environment, Freedom of Speech, Youth

Unzipped comments on the case of Mariam Sukhudyan, an environmentalist who recently put her name to an open letter posted on a blog [1] alleging sexual abuse at a Yerevan educational facility for children with special needs. The blog says that the charges of libel against her are yet another example of the absurdity of the local legal system [2].