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Armenia: Opposition editor jailed

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Elections, Human Rights, Politics, Protest

Unzipped comments on the sentencing to seven years in prison of outspoken newspaper editor and opposition figure Nikol Pashinyan [1]. The blog says that the judgement against Pashinyan is evidence of ongoing human rights violations in Armenia and notes that the sentence was passed down on the third anniversary of the murder of Hrant Dink in Turkey [2].