Updated Story: Armenia Ruling Party Threatens Election Rival, Independent Media Outlet

Today, the ruling majority in the Armenian Parliament voted to remove Oskanian’s parliamentary immunity, in order to charge him with expropriating funds and money laundering. If convicted, Oskanian could face four to 12 years in prison.  The Armenian government can, at any time, freeze the Civilitas bank account and office resources, essentially shutting down the foundation, putting over 60 people out of work, and putting an end to the many successful development projects they have started in the country.

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