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News 58 Countries Unite to Stop Trade in Goods Used for Torture and Carrying Out Death Penalty

16:40 | September 19, 2017
Yesterday evening, the international Alliance for Torture-Free Trade was launched during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York. Armenia is one of the countries that have joined the Alliance. The initiative – a joint effort by the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, with a total of 58 participating countries – aims to stop the trade in goods used to carry out the death penalty and commit torture.

News Police Release Yegnukian Family Members and Others Detained Today in Yerevan

14:42 | September 19, 2017
Relatives and supporters of Garo Yegnukian Չnow on trial for complicity in the seizure of a Yerevan police building in July 2016 by the armed Sasna Dzrer groupՃ detained earlier today at Republic Square in Yerevan for attempting to display photos of and distribute leaflets about political prisoners in Armenia to those attending the 6th Pan-Armenian Armenia-Diaspora Conference now taking place in Yerevan, have been released.

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