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NEWS RELEASES

Armenia

JANUARY 16, 2014

Armenia Releases Conscientious Objectors

How did a historic legal case culminate in the release of these Witnesses?

NOVEMBER 20, 2013

Armenia Releases All Imprisoned Jehovah’s Witnesses

For the first time since 1993, there are no Jehovah’s Witnesses imprisoned in Armenia for their conscientious objection to military service.

DECEMBER 3, 2012

Armenia Ordered to Pay Damages to 17 Jehovah’s Witnesses

On November 27, 2012, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the government of Armenia must pay 112,000 euros ($145,226) in damages and legal fees to 17 conscientious objectors for human rights violations.