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Armenia: The mob rules

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Arts & Culture, Digital Activism, Ethnicity & Race, Film, Freedom of Speech, Governance, International Relations, Politics, Protest, War & Conflict

Unzipped again comments on last week's cancelled festival of Azerbaijani films [1] in Armenia's second largest city of Gyumri. The blog concludes that the campaign and demonstration against local peace activist Georgi Vanyan illustrated that the ‘mob rules’ and “state structures in Armenia failed to protect constitutional rights and freedom of their citizens. [2]