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LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Armenia

AUGUST 9, 2016

First Jehovah’s Witnesses Complete Alternative Civilian Service Program in Armenia

Witnesses in Armenia fulfill their obligation to the government in a way that respects their conscience and benefits the country and its citizens.

FEBRUARY 5, 2015

Armenia Successfully Implements Alternative Civilian Service

Jehovah’s Witnesses who are enrolled in the program, their coworkers, and the program’s directors and supervisors comment on its success.

NOVEMBER 5, 2013

Armenia Offers Alternative Civilian Service to Conscientious Objectors

Armenia appears to have recognized the rights of those who conscientiously object to military service. Alternative civilian service has been granted to several Jehovah’s Witnesses.