The culture of policing in Armenia

ZOiS Report 3/2018

by Nadja Douglas

In April and May 2018, anti-government protests mobilised thousands of people in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, and put law enforcement, the rule of law, and the overall political system in the country to the test. How have state-society relations evolved over time to make these events possible and what role did state power structures play? ZOiS Report 3/2018 focuses on the question of how changes in the culture of policing, especially protest policing, have transformed state-society relations in the Armenia.