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Armenia: Police crackdown on ‘Emos’

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Digital Activism, Human Rights, Youth

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 [1].