Armenia: Activists Cry Censorship as Government Shuts Down Stalinism Exhibit

The ministry has said that the exhibit can open again after it undergoes some alterations.

Schoolchildren on a guided tour of an exhibition devoted to the Stalin-era purges at Yerevan’s Hovhannes Tumanyan House Museum in late August. The exhibit opened in early August, but after less than a month on display, the Ministry of Culture asked the museum to shutter it. (Photo: Hovhannes Tumanyan House Museum)

The Armenian government has shut down a museum exhibition devoted to the Stalin-era purges, prompting accusations of censorship and reviving political debates over Armenia’s Soviet legacy.
 

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Armenia: Activists Cry Censorship as Government Shuts Down Stalinism Exhibit

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