Armenian Traffic Police have wearable cameras and they’re not afraid to use them

Portable cameras worn by Traffic Police officers in Armenia
Wearable cameras used by Traffic Police officers in Armenia

Armenian Traffic Police have been required to wear special surveillance cameras since June 2016. The cameras were introduced as part of the Government’s anti-corruption efforts [More info about cameras in this video]. A controversial incident on September 4th, which has caused a bit of uproar around the Armenian segment of the internet, has raised many questions about these cameras.

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Armenian opposition group under fire: 7 arson attacks, 1 assault in 24 hours

Armenia -- A car belonging to a member of PreParliament burnt down in an arson attack, Yerevan, 27Nov2014
Armenia — A car belonging to a member of PreParliament burnt down in an arson attack, Yerevan, 27Nov2014

A small but vocal anti-government movement called PreParliament announced today that 7 cars belonging to its supporters have been set on fire yesterday and today. Continue reading “Armenian opposition group under fire: 7 arson attacks, 1 assault in 24 hours”

Remember. March 1 Will Never Be The First Day of Spring Again

PS:  Where are the authorities, who are directly responsible for the 10 deaths of March 1? Why don’t they show up and pay tribute?

Village Mayor Accused of Raping 14 Year-Old Student

Students at a school in Hartashen village of Syunik region claim, that the village mayor has raped a 14-year old student of the the school. Continue reading “Village Mayor Accused of Raping 14 Year-Old Student”