I thought it would be important to have a thread on the development of rule of law in Armenia. The rule of law is the legal principle that law should govern a nation, as opposed to being governed by arbitrary decisions of individual government officials. It includes having an impartial and functioning court system, a business atmosphere governed by consistent and enforceable rules, independent media, a fair and impartial election system, etc
Armenia climbs up 4 spots to reach 74th/180 in the World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders
The print media are diverse and polarized, investigative journalism prospers on the Internet, but pluralism lags behind in the broadcast media. In the crucial transition to digital TV, a future space for critical broadcasters will depend on the impartiality of the frequency bidding process. Police violence against journalists still goes unpunished but the Ilur.am news website and the Hraparak newspaper won an important legal victory in October 2015 when the constitutional court issued a ruling upholding the confidentiality of journalists’ sources.