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Conscience on Trial: Jehovah's Witnesses continue to face imprisonment for religious beliefs

 

Conscience on Trial: Jehovah's Witnesses continue to face imprisonment for religious beliefs


"Who will wish his child to be among criminals? It hurts us. But we are glad that he has a point of view for which he was willing to go to jail," says Hovhanes, father of Jehovah's Witness Artur Grigoryan, who is now in Nubarashen's isolation ward for refusing to go to military service.

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Flight of Fright: Armenian woman says Azeris detained, threatened her at airport

 

Flight of Fright: Armenian woman says Azeris detained, threatened her at airport


For six months "Tamar" didn't tell her family about the event that shook her soul and psyche. Nor did she tell authorities until she felt enough time had passed to be out of danger.

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Green New Year?: Restrictions imposed on holiday tree cutting

 

Green New Year?: Restrictions imposed on holiday tree cutting


A government official promises that this New Year's Eve Armenians will celebrate around fir trees cut from some place other than their own country.

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Conscience on Trial: Jehovah's Witnesses continue to face imprisonment for religious beliefs

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Flight of Fright: Armenian woman says Azeris detained, threatened her at airport

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Spawning Extinction?: Once abundant fish source now decreased in Lake Sevan

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