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Armenia: State Sponsored Fascism

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Ethnicity & Race, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Human Rights, International Relations, LGBTQ+, Politics

Following support from government officials and representatives [1] of the nationalist Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashanktsutyun (ARF-D) for two Neo-Nazis accused of firebombing a gay-friendly bar in Yerevan [2], Unzipped: Gay Armenia asks if the country is moving towards a form of state sponsored fascism that threatens the rights and well-being of its own citizens [3].