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Armenia: Uneven Record on Human Rights

Expand Public debate on the law on violence in the family, passed in December 2017.  © 2017 RFE/RL Armenia (Berlin) – The Armenian government made important steps to improve access to palliative care for people with life-threatening illnesses in 2017 and parliament passed a law on violence in the family, but serious gaps in human rights protection persist, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2018. The authorities failed to bring to justice officials responsible for excessive use of force against protesters and journalists in Yerevan during July 2016 protests. Domestic violence…

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