Human Rights Defender Urges Government To Ensure Access To Physicall

HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER URGES GOVERNMENT TO ENSURE ACCESS TO PHYSICALLY IMPAIRED VOTERS

15:30, February 28, 2013

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender has urged RA Deputy Prime Minister
Armen Gevorgyan to take immediate action to ensure proper access to
polling stations for citizens with physical impairments.

Karen Andreasyan stated that he had received numerous complaints from
voters and various NGOs that the majority of polling precincts lacked
the necessary accessibility features as required by Armenian law and
the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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