What we can learn from LGBTI activists against all odds
In countries where governments are pushing back on LGBTI people's rights, joining Pride events is a courageous act that carries higher risks. However, it is in their invisible, everyday work where LGBTI activists showcase their most profound courage. The LGBTI movement in Turkey, as well as in Armenia and Azerbaijan, serve as remarkable examples of resilience against all odds.
European Court Rules Against Armenia Inaction in Anti-LGBTI Hate Crime Case
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that authorities in Armenia failed to protect an LGBT bar owner and activist from homophobic physical and verbal […]
The stark situation for LGBTI rights in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Hungary and Poland have been in the spotlight a lot for their anti-LGBTI policies, but they are not the only countries where political leaders are acting against LGBTI communities. Here, we take a look at the political situation for LGBTI people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in the first half of 2021.
Armine Oganezova against Armenia
Hate speech and violence against LGBTI people.
Armenia’s government must protect LGBTI citizens
In recent days, Armenia’s LGBTI community has been seriously failed on multiple occasions by national authorities after concerted attacks by conservative groups. This is a grievous […]
Violent attack on LGBTQ community in Armenia
Nine members of the LGBTQ community in Armenia were attacked late last night by a group of over 30 people. According to reports received by […]
Minasyan and others v. Armenia
Incitement to discrimination/Hate speech
LGBTI-phobic attacks reported in Armenia
ILGA-Europe have received reports of LGBTI-phobic attacks against members of the community in Armenia. LAST UPDATED: 17 April *Content warning: some graphic descriptions of violence […]