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10.04.2020 - Armenia seeks to weaken environmental information law

Watchdogs fear the change would allow the government to limit the release of mining-related information.

10.04.2019 - Pashinyan takes on “fake news”

The prime minister has long had a confrontational attitude toward critical press. Now he has escalated the fight by involving the security services and arresting the operator of a satirical site.

24.03.2018 - The Closing of the Council Sitting is a Serious Challenge to Media

The entrance of journalists to Yerevan Council hall has been banned. The National Assembly has amended the RA Law "On Local Self-Government in the City of Yerevan". "Serious restrictions. This is the biggest danger that cannot be compatible with democracy.",- said Shushan Doydoyan, the president of Freedom of Information Center of Armenia, during her talk to "A1+".

23.03.2018 - The Entrance of Journalists to Yerevan Council Hall is Being Restricted

Journalists, who are gong to cover the Yerevan Council sittings, will be able to be present only with the permission of the Mayor or the presiding officer of the sitting.

09.02.2018 - Expert says Armenian government’s bill destroys its accountability to society

A bill drafted by Armenia’s justice ministry stipulating that cabinet meetings must be held behind the closed doors will destroy all the mechanisms that are being used to make the government accountable to the society, Shushan Doydoyan, the head of the Freedom of Information Center, told a news conference today.

15.01.2018 - Government and ministry of finance ‘blacklisted’ by Freedom of Information Center of Armenia

The head of the Freedom of Information Center of Armenia Liana Doydoyan said to a news conference today they did not publish the "white list", since no serious progress was made from this point of view last year.

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