Saturday, 2 June 2012

Ombudsman: 'respect for gay rights and tolerance are in accordance with Armenia national interests'

Armenia Ombudsman interview with Regnum (RU), including re: gay rights, recent firebombing of alternative, gay friendly DIY bar, disruption of Diversity march and so called "propaganda of homosexuality". It is headlined as: "Gay parades are not propaganda of non-traditional sexual orientation". 

Гей-парады - не есть пропаганда нетрадиционной сексуальной ориентации - омбудсмен Армении Карен Андреасян (via

Ombudsman did a good job in explaining why it is important to respect human rights, including gay rights, in Armenia, and why tolerance is in accordance with Armenia's national interests. Good one. 

For selected relevant extracts - read Unzipped.