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Armenia: Government Pressure on NGO

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Digital Activism, Elections, Governance, Politics

The Washington Post blog features an entry by David Ignatius detailing pressure on an Armenian NGO particularly active online [1]. Founded by former Foreign Minister of Armenia Vartan Oskanian, government pressure on Civilitas is believed linked to his involvement with a former party of power now actively challenging the incumbent president and his ruling Republican Party.