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Armenia: Police crackdown on ‘Emos’

Unzipped comments on news reports that the Armenian police are targeting teenagers who look different than what is expected in the still somewhat conservative and traditional former Soviet republic. The blog describes the methods employed by the police as “Stalinist,” but takes solace in the fact that some local bloggers protested their actions online.

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  • […] month, for example, Unzipped especially voiced its concern in a post sarcastically noting the police were hunting down Emos and confiscating “weapons of […]

  • […] werd vorige maand vooral op het blog Unzipped bezorgdheid geuit [en] in een artikel waarin op sarcastische wijze werd beschreven hoe de politie op jacht was naar […]

  • […] month, for example, Unzipped especially voiced its concern in a post sarcastically noting the police were hunting down Emos and confiscating “weapons of […]

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